December 25, 2012
2012 D3hoops.com Classic
Andrew Batiuk, Linfield
Tim Demuth, Wisconsin Lutheran
Landon Gamble, North Central (Ill.)
Titus Mims, Hardin-Simmons
Jaren Riley, Hendrix
Alan Sheppard, Hiram
Braden Tice, UW-La Crosse
Stephon Treadwell, Ramapo
Lucas Morrissey, UW-La Crosse (Most Outstanding Player)
Lindsey Foster, La Verne
Devin McGrath, St. Vincent
Serafina Nuzzo, Denison
Michelle Ricolcol, Lake Forest
Kayla Waskow, Coe (Most Outstanding Player)
No. 3 North Central, Coe go 2-0; La Verne goes for 102
Coe rolled past St. Vincent to become the only women's team to
finish 2-0, while UW-La Crosse and Denison won on Sunday to salvage
splits in their two games in Las Vegas.
On Saturday, Landon Gamble earned D3hoops.com Classic
All-Tournament honors with 35 points in two games as North Central
(Ill.) improved to 11-0 with two key wins in Las Vegas.
Derek Raridon scored 15 of his 19 in the second half of an
80-72 win against UW-La Crosse on Saturday night. On Friday,
Gamble scored 17 and Derek Raridon added 15 points to lead No. 3
North Central past No. 10 Ramapo 67-57 on Day One of the 2012
D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas. Full
La Verne put on a clinic in the Paul Westhead system on
Saturday, beating Lake Forest 102-92 behind 22 from Megan Musashi
and 18 from Lindsey Foster. Twelve players scored for the Leopards,
including nine who scored six or more. Full
game story. Hardin-Simmons had little trouble with Linfield in
routing the Wildcats 78-53.
The full schedule and results, with live stats and video, is to
the right of this page. Pat Coleman, Gordon Mann and Dave McHugh
will lead broadcasts of all tournament games, and will have video
features from all 13 teams. Carroll's flight was cancelled because
of crew staffing issues, so the Pioneers could not make the trip.
The schedule has been adjusted accordingly.
Stick around for more coverage.
|Derek Raridon scored 15 of
his 19 points in the second half for North Central against UW-La
Photo by Gordon Mann, D3sports.com
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