Guilford 98, Catholic 96
Nov 21, 2003
LANCASTER, PA. --- Guilford's Devin Clayborn sank a desperation shot just inside the three-point line at the buzzer to lift the Quakers to a 98-96 upset win in overtime over No. 18 (D3hoops.com) Catholic Friday night in the first game of the 2003 Sponagle Tournament hosted by Franklin & Marshall College.
The Quakers forced the extra period when Jevon Clarke drained a short jumper with three seconds left in regulation to tie the game at 79-79.
Sophomore Patrick Satalin (Syracuse, N.Y./Westhill) led the Cardinals (0-1) with 19 points while senior Blair Mills (Hebron, Md./Wicomico) scored 18 points and pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds.
Catholic erased an 18-point first-half deficit by going on a 22-8 run in the latter parts of the stanza. Satalin's three-pointer with 1:30 remaining gave the Cardinals its first lead of the game at 42-41.
A 21-6 run to open the second half gave CUA its biggest lead of the contest, but Guilford (1-0) inched back, using a steak of their own.
A Jevon Clarke trey made it a five-point game at 77-72 with just over two minutes in regulation. His next three-pointer with 18 seconds pulled the Quakers within 79-77.
In the overtime period, Guilford never trailed, leading by as much as 95-89 with just over a minute to play. Satalin would drain his fourth trey with 30 seconds to get Catholic to one at 95-94. After a Clayborn hit the front of a one-and-one, Satalin would tie the game with his driving layup with nine seconds in the overtime session.
For the game Cathoilc shot 50.7% (30-of-73) from the floor including 15-of-23 from the free-throw line.
Senior William Morley (Olney, Md./Good Counsel) added 18 points and eight boards and junior Opeyemi Jawando (Silver Spring, Md./St. John's D.C.) chipped in 12 points, two rebounds, and three steals.
Catholic moves on to the consolation game tomorrow, November 22nd to face either Washington & Lee or Franklin & Marshall at 6 p.m.