Ben Eaves Solid, Brits in the NCAA Recap 09/03/10 -

Ben Eaves Solid, Brits in the NCAA Recap 09/03/10

Five British ballers playing in NCAA Division 1 last night, no real standout games, though Ben Eaves was solid for the Rams. Read on for more…

Ben EavesBen Eaves (6′7, 225lbs, F, Senior, Lancashire) Rhode Island Rams
Rhode Island defeated Saint Joseph’s 87-76 last night in the opening round of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament. Ben Eaves finished with a solid 5 points (2/3 from the floor, 1/1 threes), 5 rebounds and 3 assists in 17 minutes.

The fifth-seeded Rams (22-8) moved on to play the No. 4 seed, Saint Louis, on Friday.
Kene AnusionwuKene Anusionwu (6′8, 215lbs, F/C, London) Bethune-Cookman Wildcats
Bethune-Cookman defeated Florida A&M 64-53 on Tuesday night in the first round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference tournament. The seventh-seeded Wildcats (17-15, 7-9 MEAC) not only avenged a 69-64 loss to the Rattlers on March 4, they also secured their second straight winning season — their only two in Division I play. Bad new for Brit Kene Anusionwu though as he registered a DNP.

Morakinyo Williams (7′0, 270lbs, C, Sophomore, Solihull) Duquesne Dukes
Ogo Adegboye’s St. Bonaventure defeated Duquesne 83-71 on Tuesday night in the first round of Atlantic 10 Conference tournament in a Brits matchup. Morakinyo Williams grabbed 2 rebounds in 3 minutes of action.

The Dukes are 16-15 (7-9 A-10).

Ogo AdegboyeOgo Adegboye (6′0, 185lbs, G, Junior, London) St. Bonaventure Bonnies
As mentioned above, the Bonnies advanced to the next round after beating Duquesne 83-71. Ogo Adegboye won the battle of the Brits, playing 19 minutes, going 2/3 from the floor (2/2 threes)and 1/2 at the line for 7 points, adding 2 assists and 1 steal.

The Bonnies (15-15) will play top-seeded Temple on Friday in Atlantic City, N.J.

Paul GuedePaul Guede (6′5, 205lbs, G/F, Junior, London) Portland State Vikings
Top-seeded Weber State held off Portland State 69-60 on Tuesday night in the Big Sky Conference tournament semifinals. Paul Guede played 23 minutes before fouling out in the loss, going 1/1 from the floor for 2 points, whilst adding 1 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 steal.

The Vikings finished 13-19 (7-9 Big Sky).

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