Friday, November 9, 2012

Mt. St. Mary's Falls To PITT in Opener

Pittsburgh 80, Mount St. Mary's 48

PITTSBURGH -- Talib Zanna scored a career-high 20 points and Pittsburgh had little trouble in an 80-48 win over Mount St. Mary's on Friday night.

Tray Woodall added 14 points and six assists for the Panthers, who improved to 10-0 in season openers under coach Jamie Dixon. Highly touted freshman center Steven Adams had eight points, eight rebounds and four blocks in 26 minutes for Pitt.
The Panthers set a school record by shooting 70 percent (34 of 48) from the field.
Xavier Owens led the Mountaineers with 15 points and Rashad Whack added 11 but Mount St. Mary's couldn't keep up with the bigger, deeper Panthers.
Pitt outscored Mount St. Mary's 58-14 in the paint and shut Mount St. Mary's down following a slow start. The Panthers broke it open with a 12-0 run to start the second half. Mt. St. Mary's hosts  University of Hartford on Tuesday November 13.

Monday, November 5, 2012

2012-2013 Independents Preseason Rosters

Cal St. Bakersfield Roadrunners  (Head Coach: Rod Barnes)
44 Stephon Carter,G,6-3/Sr. (12.1ppg, 3.9rpg,2.3apg)- Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.
12 Issiah Grayson,G,5-11/Sr. (10.2ppg, 5.8apg, 2.0spg)- Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
5 Zach Lamb,G,6-3/Sr. (10.2ppg)- Hometown: Norcross, Ga.
1 Tyrone White,G/F,6-7/Sr. (7.7ppg)- Hometown: Portland, Oregon
11 Mo Hughley,F,6-7/Sr. (5.5ppg, 3.5rpg)- Hometown: Queens Village, N.Y.
21 Adam Young,F,6-8/Sr. (4.7ppg, 2.0rpg)- Hometown: Las Vega, Nev.
15 Kregg Jones,F,6-8/So. (Redshirt)
0 Justin Omogun,F,6-8/So. Western Nebraska CC
2 Brandon Barnes,G,6-1/Jr. (Transfer/Lipscomb)
3 Javonte Maynor,G,6-0/So. (Transfer/Georgia St.)
4 Matthew Ratto,G,5-11/Jr. Modesto (Calif) JC
20 Britton Williams,G,5-11/Fr. Bakersfield,Calif. (Liberty HS.)
22 Corey Hall,F,6-7/Jr. Ventura (Calif.) JC
24 Erik Kinney,F,6-4/Fr. Fairfield,Calif. (Sacramento HS.)
55 Tyler Smith,C,6-11/Jr. Howard (Tex.) JC

New Orleans Privateers (Head Coach: Mark Siessinger)
12 Max Banchy,G,6-3/Jr. (5.7ppg, 1.8rpg)- Hometown: Stillwater,Minn.
2 Darrell Williams, G,5-9/Sr. (5.3ppg, 2.5apg)- Hometown: New Orleans, La.
32 Lovell Cook,F,6-6/Sr. (5.1ppg)- Hometown: New Orleans, La.
3 Rarlensee Nelson,G,5-8/Sr. (4.6ppg, 2.4apg)- Hometown: Ville Platte, La.
25 Benjamin James,G,6-3/So. (1.2ppg)- Hometown: Maurice,La.
0 Tradarrius McPhearson,G,6-1/Jr. East Mississippi CC
1 Corey Blake,G/F, 6-5/Jr. Southern-Shreveport JC
4 Cory Dixon,F,6-7/Jr. Hutchinson (Kan.)JC
5 Eddie Denard,F,6-5/Jr. Kirkwood (Ill.) CC
10 Tommy Hobbs, F,6-5/Fr. Anchorage,Alaska (South Anchorage HS.)
11 Isaac Mack,G,6-1/Jr. Panola (Tex.) JC
13 John Reese, G,6-4/Fr. Leesville, La. (Anacoco HS.)
15 Kevin Hill,F,6-7/Fr. Marrero,La. (John Ehret HS.)
20 Evans Ganapamo,G/F,6-5/Fr. Mandeville(La.) HS.
22 Mitchell Parker,F,6-8/Fr. Tallahassee,Fla. (North Florida Christian HS.)
24 Maurice County,G,6-1/Jr. Pineville (LA.) HS.
40 Travis Avery,c,6-8/Fr. Algiers,La. (Country Day School)