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SHREVEPORT, La. - Colorado College's Andrew Maddock set a SCAC single-game tournament record with 46 points and the Tigers survived an overtime thriller to advance to Sunday's title game with a 93-83 victory over Austin College. Official Tournament Website
HOW IT HAPPENED
- Colorado College outscored Austin College 17-10 in overtime to ice the victory.
- Austin College's Igbinosa and Sullivan fouled out in regulation and Freet followed in overtime.
- Austin College led 73-67 when Alan Sullivan hit a jumper with 2:32 to play in regulation, but Colorado College tied the game with a 7-1 run that ended with a Maddock layup with 1:25 to go.
- Colorado College outscored Austin College 52-30 in the paint.
- The game was well played with just 15 total turnovers through regulation and one overtime period. Austin College committed eight turnovers and Colorado College had seven.
- Andrew Maddock: 46 points, 12 rebounds, 2 blocks
- James Lonergan: 15 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals
- Justin Berardino: 14 points, 9 rebounds, 11 assists
- John Hatch: 4 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks
- Alan Sullivan: 25 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists
- Cedric Hudson: 17 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals
- Austin Freet: 10 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists
- Stephen Igbinosa: 10 points, 2 blocks
- The last two players to score 46 points in a game from Colorado College were Lynn Cherepy against Colorado Christian University in 1996, and Elliott Broadnax against Grinnell College in 1999.
- Maddock also set two other SCAC single-game tourament records. He set a record for most field goals (16) and free throw percentage - hitting on 14-of-14 for a perfect 100.0 percent.
- The 46 points by Maddock are the third-most by a SCAC student-athlete in a game involving a SCAC team. Although Saturday's game is not considered a conference game, the 46 points are the most points scored by a player in a game that pitted two conference teams againast each other.
- Berardino was just one rebound shy of a triple-double.
- Austin College ends its season with a 16-11 record.
Colorado College (16-10) advances to take on Texas Lutheran tomorrow at Noon CT. It will be the fourth consecutive year that the top two seeds have advanced to the championship game. The winner will receive the league's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.
Coverage of tomorrow's championship game begins at 11:45 a.m. CT and will be streamed on CollegeTVTicket (http://www.collegetvticket.com).