The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


December 16, 2013

Saints stunned on last-second layup


Ashford started the game with aggressive defense that forced the Blugolds to turn the ball over 10 times in the first half. They ended up with 16 while the Saints had only seven turnovers. The Saints converted 21 points off those 16 turnovers.

While UW-Eau Claire may have had trouble handling the ball in the backcourt, they made that up by scoring 42 points in the paint to Ashford’s 16. Twenty-two of the 36 second-half points scored from the Blugolds were inside in the paint.

Drake did not make himself or the players available for comment after the game, but he did tweet the following after the loss: “Lost a tough one tonight. Love our guys and feel blessed for all the little things in life.”


UW-EAU CLAIRE (4-5) — Kurtis Moody 5 0-0 10, Jacob Kohner 2 0-0 4, Lewis Mau 9 3-4 21, Adam Hjelter 6 2-2 17, Eric Effertz 0 0-3 0, Trevor Berkley 0 0-0 0, Cavan Stackpool 0 0-2 0, Andrew Duxbury 0 0-0 0, Corey Larson 0 0-0 0, Jared Miller 5 2-4 12. Totals 27 7-10 64.

ASHFORD (10-3) — Tim Huber 1 1-2 3, DeAndre Lowery 5 2-3 13, Josh Little 0 2-4 2, Damon Overton 4 7-11 17, Anthony Woods 4 1-4 12, Thaddeus Perry 5 6-7 16, Tevin Harris 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 19-31 63.

Halftime -- Ashford 36, UW-Eau Claire 28. 3-point goals — UW-EC 3 (Hjelter 3); Ashford 6 (Woods 3, Overton 2, Lowery). Total fouls — UW-EC 23, Ashford 15. Fouled out — Moore (UWEC).

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