London, Ontario, Canada – The Citadel completed its three-game
tour through Canada by defeating Fanshawe College 65-57 despite not having
starting point guard Marshall Harris III and favorable floor conditions due to the
high level of humidity.
Forward Brian White came off the bench to score 15 points and
completed his impressive three-game performance with 34 points and 11 rebounds.
Ashton followed his 26-point last night with 12 points, hitting 6-of-13 from the
floor, to go along with nine rebounds, five steals and four assists.
addition to the play of White and Moore, Matt Van Scyoc scored 14 points after hitting 7-of-13 from the
The Bulldogs controlled the glass, outrebounding Fanshawe by a
47-31 margin, highlighted by a nine-rebound effort by Moore. Redshirt sophomore
Dylen Setzekorn climbed the glass for seven boards, snagging
six on the offensive glass. Moore also made his presence felt on the defensive
end with five steals, while Raemond Robinson forced three to give The Citadel a 14-4 edge
The Citadel impressed early as it built a 17-point halftime
lead by hitting 46.9% (15-32) in the first half and at the same time used its
defensive prowess to limit Fanshawe College to 28.6% (6-21).
Freshman Warren Sledge, starting in place of Harris, again impressed
head coach Chuck Driesell with his composure and overall floor
"Warren once again stepped up and did a super job of running
our team," said Driesell. "He has gained some great experience on this trip and
it will serve him and our team well this upcoming season. We took this trip to
accomplish many things, one of which was to give our incoming freshman some
valuable practice and playing time with our returning players, and I can't be
more pleased with the performance of all four freshmen on this trip."
the second half The Citadel took advantage of White hitting 8-of-10 from the
free throw line and tacking on three jumpers in the paint to maintain its
With the Bulldogs plagued by foul trouble Fanshawe College sliced
the deficit to five points, but key free throw shooting down the stretch secured
The Citadel's victory.
Fanshawe was led offensively by the trio of
Chavaun Miller-Bennett (14 points), Trey Langford (12) and Jeremy St. Clair
(10). Olaleye Ojo controlled the paint for the Falcons with his game-high 11
rebounds, including four on the offensive glass.
The Citadel converted
18-of-25 (72%) attempts from the free throw line and capped off their third game
in as many days by knocking down 23-of-59 (39%) from the floor.
defensive by the Bulldogs limited Fanshawe to 22-of-54 (40.7%) shooting from the
field. The Falcons also struggled at the charity stripe, hitting just 9-of-22
(40.9%) on the evening.
The Citadel completes the three-game exhibition
tour through Canada with a 1-2 record.
"I am really pleased with our
player's performance on this Canada trip," added Driesell. "We played some tough
competition on their court with their referees and FIBA rules. Our players
handled themselves extremely well and put themselves in a position to win every
game. With only 10 practices prior to the three games, our players demonstrated
great toughness especially on the defensive end. We wanted to work hard to
improve in that area and I believe we accomplished that as we held opponents in
the three games to an average of 39% from the field. This is something we can
build on as we prepare for the upcoming season."