Ogo and MBA Ballin', Brits in the NCAA Recap, 27/02/10 - Hoopsfix.com

Ogo and MBA Ballin’, Brits in the NCAA Recap, 27/02/10

23 British ballers in action last night in NCAA Division 1, and I’m pleased to say it, a few pretty decent performance, in particular from Ogo Adegboye who has regained his shooting touch and Matthew Bryan-Amaning who has found some consistency late in the season…

Andrew Lawrence (6′1, 185lbs, G, Freshman, London) Charleston Cougars.
College of Charleston defeated Furman 69-66 in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday. Andrew Lawrence had a decent game, finishing with 6 points (2/4 shooting, 2/3 threes), 2 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal in 16 minutes.

Charleston finished the season 20-10 (14-4 Southern).

Ashley Hamilton (6′7, 210lbs, F, Freshman, London) Loyola Marymount Lions
Loyola Marymount lost to Saint Mary’s Gaels 88-80 last night. Ashley Hamilton played 15 minutes, going 3/8 from the floor and 1/1 at the line for 7 points whilst adding 6 rebounds.

The Lions are now 16-14 (7-7 WCC).

Ben Allison (6′9, 220lbs, F, Sophomore, West Sussex) Davidson Wildcats
Davidson hit two 3-pointers in the last 3 seconds of a double-overtime win over Elon on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.Ben Allison had a decent night, finishing with 8 points (2/5 field goals, 4/7 at the line), 7 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block in 25 minutes of action.

The Wildcats finished the regular season 16-14 (11-7 Southern) and opens tournament play March 5, playing a first-round game for the first time since 2001.

Ben Daniels (6′6, 190lbs, G, Freshman, Manchester) Houston Baptist Huskies
Houston Baptist beat Texas-Pan American 76-62 on Saturday. Ben Daniels got 1 minute off the bench finishing with an empty scoreline.

The Huskies are now 9-19 (8-2 Indep.).

Ben Eaves (6′7, 225lbs, F, Senior, Lancashire) Rhode Island Rams
Ogo Adegboye’s St. Bonaventure got past Ben Eaves’ Rhode Island 81-74 on Saturday. Ben Eaves played 3 minutes, missing a three pointer to complete his stat line.

The Rams are now 20-7 (8-6 A-10).

Carl Josey (6′5, 195lbs, F, Senior, Surrey) Virginia Military Keydets
Coastal Carolina dominated Virginia Military Institute in the second half for a 101-71 victory on Saturday. Carl Josey once again starting, finished with all 8 of his points in the first half before inexplicably being benched for the second! He went 3/5 from the field (2/3 threes) and added 1 rebound in 15 minutes of play in what was his last game for VMI.

The Keydets finished the season 10-18 (5-13 Big South).

Devan Bailey (6′2, 180lbs, G, Freshman, Helsby) Central Connecticut State Blue Devils

Central Connecticut defeated St. Francis (N.Y.) 68-56 in the regular season finale for both teams Saturday. Devan Bailey had 1 point (0/1 from the field, 1/2 at the line), but added a solid 5 assists and 3 rebounds in 25 minutes.

The Blue Devils finished 12-17 (9-9 NEC).

Eric Boateng (6′10, 245lbs, C, Senior, London) Arizona State Sun Devils
The Golden Bears held Arizona State to two points in a span of more than 10 minutes late in the second half to clinch at least a share of the Pac-10 title with a 62-46 victory Saturday. Eric Boateng, had 4 points on 2/2 shooting (which makes him 13/13 across his last two games), adding 10 rebounds and 2 assists. He did however, go 0/4 at the line.

The Sun Devils are now 20-9 (10-6 Pac-10).

Hugh Barnett (6′9, 265lbs, F/C, Senior, London) Arkansas Pine-Bluff Golden Lions
Arkansas-Pine Bluff secured a 68-56 victory over Grambling State on Saturday. Hugh Barnett got 3 minutes off the bench for the Golden Lions, going 1/2 at the line for 1 point.

The Golden Lions are now 13-14 (13-3 SWAC).

Kene Anusionwu (6′8, 215lbs, F/C, London) Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
Bethune Cookman were defeated 58-46 by South Carolina State on Saturday. Kene Anusionwu registered a DNP.

The Wildcats are now 15-14 (7-8 MEAC).

Larry Awosanya (6′7, 210lbs, F, Freshman, London) Campbell Fighting Camels
The Fighting Camels defeated North Florida 57-49 on Saturday night. Larry Awosanya registered a DNP.

Campbell are now 19-10 (14-6 Atlantic Sun Conference)

Lawrence Brown (7′2, 205lbs, C, Senior, Portsmouth) Fairleigh Dickinson Knights.
Raheem May-Thompson’s Quinnipiac held off Fairleigh Dickinson 74-65 Saturday night to clinch a share of its first Northeast Conference regular-season championship. Lawrence Brown got 1 minute off the bench, finishing with an empty statline.

The Knights are now 11-20 (10-8 NEC).

Liam Potter (7′0, 230lbs, F/C, Senior, Lincolnshire) Sacred Heart Pioneers.
Five Sacred Heart players got in to double figures in a 68-63 win over Monmouth (N.J.) on Saturday night in both teams’ regular-season finale. Liam Potter was one of them, finishing with 12 points on 4/4 field goal shooting (4/6 at the line), whilst adding 8 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block in 27 minutes.

SHU finished the regular season 14-15 (7-11 NEC).

Matthew Bryan-Amaning (6′9, 240lbs, F, Junior, London) Washington Huskies
Washington squandered a 14-point halftime lead before beating Washington State 59-52 on Saturday night. Bryan-Amaning is finally starting to discover some of the consistency so desperately wanted from him, finishing with a huge game of 17 points (8/11 field goals, 1/2 at the line), 12 rebounds, 1 steal and 2 blocks in 30 minutes of action.

The Huskes are 19-9 (9-7 Pac-10).

Mikey Manghum (6′1, 175lbs, G, Freshman, Derby) Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
Oral Roberts secured a 89-72 victory over UMKC on Saturday night. Mikey Manghum got 2 minutes off the bench, missing a three pointer to finish with an empty statline.

The Golden Eagles are now 19-12 (13-5 Summit).

Morakinyo Williams (7′0, 270lbs, C, Sophomore, Solihull) Duquesne Dukes
Morakinyo Williams was given the starting nod, but it wasn’t enough as Duquesne fell to Saint Louis 69-59. Williams played 20 minutes, going 3/5 from the field for 6 points and adding 4 rebounds.

The Dukes are 15-13 (6-8 A-10).

Myles Luttman (6′11, 230lbs, C, Junior, Birmingham) Southern Methodist Mustangs.

SMU defeated Houston 94-83 on Saturday night. Myles Luttman finished with 2 minutes off the bench and except for 1 turnover, finished with an empty stat line.

The Mustangs are now 14-14 (7-7 C-USA).

Ogo Adegboye (6′0, 185lbs, G, Junior, London) St. Bonaventure Bonnies
As already mentioned, the Bonnies got past Rhode Island last night. Good news for Ogo, as he regained his shooting touch going 3/3 from the field (2/2 from three) and 6/8 from the line to finish with 14 points, adding 6 assists, 3 rebounds, 1 steal and 1 block in 28 minutes of action.

The Bonnies are now 13-14 (6-8 A-10).

Ovie Soko (6′8, 225lbs, F, Freshman, London) UAB Blazers
Alabama-Birmingham routed Tulane 76-55 on Saturday for their fourth straight win. Ovie Soko played 21 minutes, going 1/1 from the floor and 5/6 at the line for 7 points, adding 6 rebounds, 2 steals and 3 blocks to complete a very nice line.

The Blazers are now 23-5 (11-3 Conference USA).

Raheem May-Thompson (6′6, 200lbs, Freshman, F, London) Quinnipiac Bobcats
As already mentioned, the Bobcats beat Fairleigh Dickinson, tying Robert Morris for the NEC crown, but earned the No. 1 seed and home-court advantage as they open play March 4 against Monmouth. Quinnipiac also earned an automatic bid into the National Invitation Tournament (NIT), should it lose in the NEC. Raheem May-Thompson got 1 minute off the bench, finishing with an empty statline.

The Bobcats are 21-8 (15-3 NEC).

Richard Clark (6′9, 215lbs, C, Sophomore, Berkshire) St. Francis (N.Y.) Terriers.
See above for game recap. Richard Clark registered 1 minute off the bench and had an empty statline.

The Terriers finished 11-18 (8-10 NEC)

Sam Fernley (6′0, 175lbs, G, Sophomore, Sheffield) Fairleigh Dickinson Knights.
See Lawrence Brown’s recap for game score. Sam Fernley registered a DNP.

Will Oghuaregbe (6′8, 255lbs, F, Freshman, London) North Carolina-Wilmington Seahawks
William & Mary defeated North Carolina-Wilmington 62-51 last night. Will Oguaregbe got 18 minutes off the bench going 0/1 from the field and 1/2 at the line for a single point adding 4 rebounds and 1 steal.

The Seahawks are now 9-21 (5-13 CAA)

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