Men's Basketball Takes Big Road Win From Tampa

TAMPA, Fla.— The Barry University men’s basketball team picked up an important SSC-road win on Saturday evening, beating the Tampa Spartans 59-52.
 
The Spartans jumped out to a seven point lead, 13-6, in the early going of the first half as Anthony Griffis hit a three-pointer with 13:24 remaining in the first.
 
The Bucs, however, fought back, cutting the lead to three, 18-15, midway through the first off a Willie Whitfield layup in the lane.  Tampa worked out to multiple five-point leads but the Bucs stayed strong and entered halftime down only three, 35-23.
 
The Bucs outscored the Spartans 9-4 to open the second half and took their first lead of the game with 14:04 remaining when Evan White hit a deep three-pointer to put the Bucs on top 41-39.
 
The Bucs still led by seven, 54-47, with 4:44 remaining when Bartas Visinskis hit a free throw to give Barry their largest lead of the game, 55-47.
 
Moments later, an Ashton Graham three-pointer followed by a Rashad Callaway layup cut the Bucs lead to three, 55-52, with just 00:49 remaining in the game.
 
The Spartans, however, were forced to foul, and Vladimir Raymonvil hit four free throws in the final forty seconds to solidify the Bucs 59-52 win.
 
For the Buccaneers, three players finished with 13 points apiece: Zack Trapp, Evan White, and Marvin Davis. Whitfield scored 10 and grabbed 10 boards for the double-double.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Barry vs Tampa
01/29/11 7:30 pm at Tampa, Fla.
At Tampa, Fla.
 
BARRY 59, TAMPA 52
 
BARRY (6-12, 3-6 SSC)
WHITE, Evan 4-7 4-4 13; DAVIS, Marvin 4-9 5-5 13; TRAPP, Zack 5-12 0-0 13;
WHITFIELD, Willie 4-5 2-3 10; RAYMONVIL, Vladimir 1-5 4-4 7; VISINKIS,
Bartas 1-3 1-2 3; BENDEKE, Julien 0-1 0-0 0; VAN COTT, Bryan 0-4 0-0 0;
BOLANOS, Derrick 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-46 16-18 59.
TAMPA (17-3, 6-3 SSC)
GRIFFIS, Anthony 5-10 2-3 13; CALLAWAY, Rashad 3-15 3-3 10; GRAHAM, Ashton
4-8 0-0 10; TOWNSEND, Callum 2-9 3-4 8; HUNTER, Glyn 2-4 1-2 6; KELLY, Osby
1-4 0-0 3; MORAES, Eric 0-4 2-2 2; JEAN, Rudy 0-1 0-0 0; PELOT, Corey 0-0
0-0 0. Totals 17-55 11-14 52.
Barry.........................   32   27  -   59
Tampa.........................   35   17  -   52
3-point goals--Barry 5-16 (TRAPP, Zack 3-8; RAYMONVIL, Vladimir 1-3; WHITE,
Evan 1-3; VAN COTT, Bryan 0-2), Tampa 7-22 (GRAHAM, Ashton 2-5; KELLY, Osby
1-1; GRIFFIS, Anthony 1-3; TOWNSEND, Callum 1-6; HUNTER, Glyn 1-3; CALLAWAY,
Rashad 1-3; JEAN, Rudy 0-1). Fouled out--Barry-None, Tampa-None.
Rebounds--Barry 39 (WHITFIELD, Willie 14), Tampa 29 (MORAES, Eric 9).
Assists--Barry 6 (VAN COTT, Bryan 3), Tampa 7 (CALLAWAY, Rashad 3). Total
fouls--Barry 11, Tampa 13. Technical fouls--Barry-VAN COTT, Bryan,
Tampa-None. A-243