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November 19, 2012

METRO ROUNDUP: Rose-Hulman captures All-Engineers Classic crown

MILWAUKEE — Rose-Hulman won the Milwaukee School of Engineering men’s basketball All-Engineers Classic with a strong defensive effort in a 55-28 victory over the host Raiders on Sunday.

Julian Strickland led the balanced scoring attack with 10 points. Austin Weatherford added nine points, six rebounds and four assists.

Jon Gerken scored seven points with five rebounds and Brenton Balsbaugh, Jake Dodd and Alec Houpt added five points each. Nate Gissentanner had six rebounds.

The story of the game was Rose-Hulman’s defensive effort, however. The Engineers held MSOE to just eight points in the first half and 2-for-20 shooting from the field. For the game, Rose-Hulman allowed just 17-percent shooting, 15 percent from 3-point range.

The Engineers led 17-4 early, had a 26-8 advantage at halftime and were up 43-13 near the midpoint of the second half.

Rose-Hulman travels to Carroll, which advanced to the second round of the 2012 NCAA Division III tournament, in suburban Milwaukee on Tuesday.

ROSE-HULMAN (55) — Strickland 3-8 2-2 10, Weatherford 4-8 1-1 9, Gerken 3-5 0-1 7, Balsbaugh 2-4 1-2 5, Houpt 2-2 1-2 5, Dodd 2-3 1-2 5, Martin 1-1 0-0 3, Pillischafske 1-5 0-0 3, Povaleri 1-2 0-0 3, Gissentanner 1-5 0-0 2, Miller 1-6 0-0 2, Duffy 0-0 1-2 1, McDonough 0-2 0-2 0, Nielson 0-2 0-0 0, McHugh 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 21-53 FG, 7-14 FT, 55 TP.

MILWAUKEE SCHOOL of ENGINEERING (28) — Verdun 3-4 0-0 7, Watton 0-5 4-4 4, Patterson 1-4 1-2 3, Singh 1-4 0-0 3, Bande 0-3 3-4 3, Rhodes 1-1 0-0 2, Erdmann 0-8 2-2 2, Gibson 1-2 0-0 2, Jones 1-2 0-0 2, Sjong 0-0 0-0 0, Glowniak 0-2 0-2 0, Stueck 0-6 0-0 0, Cording 0-4 0-0 0, Wilson 0-1 0-1 0. Totals 8-46 FG, 10-15 FT, 28 TP.

Halftime score — RH 26-8. 3-point shooting — RH 6-15 (Strickland 2-3, Gerken 1-1, Povaleri 1-1, Martin 1-1, Pillischafske 1-4, Weatherford 0-1, Gissentanner 0-1, Miller 0-1, Nielson 0-2), MSOE 2-13 (Verdun 1-1, Singh 1-1, Erdmann 0-1, Jones 0-1, Glowniak 0-1, Wilson 0-1, Watton 0-1, Bande 0-2, Stueck 0-4). Total fouls — RH 14, MSOE 13. Fouled out — none. Rebounds — RH 39 (Weatherford 6, Gissentanner 6), MSOE 36 (Singh 6). Assists — RH 10 (Weatherford 4), MSOE 5 (Wilson 3). Att. — 207.

Next — Rose-Hulman (2-0) plays at Carroll (Wis.) on Tuesday. MSOE is 1-1.

In other basketball:

• North Central 64, Eminence 16
— At Farmersburg, the host team won big in high school girls action Saturday.

North Central improved to 2-3 while the Eels, a former Tri-River Conference rival, dropped to 0-4.

The host team had an 18-5 lead after one period, held a 30-7 lead at intermission and outscored the visitors 20-0 in the third period to take a 50-7 lead into the fourth frame.

North Central junior Aubrey Evans missed the game. “She has a foot injury,” explained coach Jacob Cummings.

He said the team had good practices after opening the season in the Terre Haute Savings Bank Classic and will not play again until Nov. 26, going to North Knox.

“That’s a sectional opponent. I hope the team brings energy into that game,” said the coach.

“This team is young and hungry to win. Our execution was good and our defense was better in the second half just as it has been all year,” said the coach.

Ivy Mangram and Katelynn Kennedy each had 16 points to lead the winners. Kennedy had 14 of her points in the first half, while Mangram racked up eight in the third stanza.

Gabby Kreischer was the other double-figure scorer for North Central with 12, scoring 10 in the second half.

— Tom Reck

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