Three-Pointers Too Much For Calvin Against Carthage
Saturday, December 06, 2008
WHEATON, IL – A torrent of three-point field goals allowed Carthage to finish the CCIW/MIAA Classic with a 2-0 record as the Red Men defeated Calvin 95-82 Saturday afternoon at Wheaton’s King Arena.
One night after connecting on 11 three-pointers in an 89-68 win over Hope, Carthage (4-1) connected on 18 triples in Saturday’s win over Calvin. Carthage hit 10 three-pointers in the first half in rolling out to a 55-43 halftime lead.
Calvin (3-3) was able to cut the deficit down to six points with under 10 minutes to play but the Red Men responded with six unanswered points with Calvin getting no closer than nine points the rest of the way.
Carthage sophomore Steve Djurickovic scored 32 points to lead all scorers while Sean Fendley had 22 points and Cody Hilton 15 points.
Calvin was led in defeat by John Mantel with 24 points while Caleb Veldhouse had 19 points and Matt Veltema 15 points.
Calvin returns to action on Wednesday when it travels to Aquinas for a 7:30 p.m. contest.