Ephs vs. Guilford Game Notes/Live Stats and Webcast Links

Ephs vs. Guilford Game Notes/Live Stats and Webcast Links


National Semifinals


Friday, March 19


5:00 PM


Salem [VA] Civic Center

 


Video

Live Stats

 

Guilford (30-2)

Vs.

 

Williams (29-1)

Probable Starters:

Guilford College Quakers

T.C. Anderson – Sr. – Guard

Clay Henson – Jr. Guard

Tyler Sanborn –Sr.  -- Center

Rhett Bonner – Sr, -- Guard

Martin Stephenson – Jr. – Forward

 

Williams College Ephs

Alex Rubin – Sr. – Guard

James Wang – Soph. – Guard

Joe Geoghegan – Sr. – Center

Blake Schultz – Sr. Forward

Harlan Dodson – Jr. – Forward


COACHES:

Guilford – Tom Palombo -- 247-118 (.676)

Williams – Mike Maker – 46-10 (.821)

NCAA TOURNAMENT HISTORY:

Guilford in the NCAA Tournament:

Appearances:  4

Appearances in Semifinals:  1st

Record:  12-3 (.800)

 

Williams in NCAA Tournament:

Appearances:  11

Appearances in Semifinals:  5

Record:  29-9 (763)

STREAKS:  Guilford enters with an 11-game win streak, while the Ephs are riding a school record in-season 20-game streak.

MOST VISITS to SALEM:  This is the fifth time the Ephs have advanced to the National Semifinals and Finals at the Salem Civic Center. No other team has made as many trips to Salem as has Williams.

Ephs are 5-3 in Salem

1997 – 3rd

1998 – 3rd

2003 -- Champions

2004 – 2nd

GUILFORD vs. WILLIAMS
81.7 
Points per Game 85.2
66.5 Points Allowed 64.5
+15.2 Avg. Margin of Victory +20.7
1387 (43.3) Rebounds (Avg.) 1142 (38.1)
1012 (31.6) Opp. Rebounds (Avg.) 1023 (34.1)
+11.7 Rebound Margin +7.2
930-1956 (.473) FG % (Avg.)
880-1676 (.525)
784-1960 (.400)
FG Defense % (Avg.)    727-1850 (.393) 
235-620 (.379) 3-pt FG % (Avg.) 294-642 (.458) 
275-846 (.325) Opp’s 3-pt FG% (Avg.) 188-579 (.325)
518-728 (.712) 
FT % (Avg.)  503-654 (.769) 
453 (12.7) Assists (Avg.) 468 (15.6) 
239 (6.6)  Steals (Avg.) 157 (5.2)
68 (2.8)  Blocks (Avg.)  131 (4.4) 
364 (12.5)  Turnovers (Avg.)  348 (11.6) 
-0.4 Turnover Margin -1.0 
474 (14.8)  Fouls (Avg.)  434 (14.5) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


















Top Scorers:

Tyler Sanborn  19.6 -- Blake Schultz 19.0           

Clay Henson  17.9 -- James Wang  17.3

 

Top Rebounders:

Tyler Sanborn  14.1 -- Joe Geoghegan  8.2

Martin Stephenson  3.9 -- Troy Whittington  6.0

EPH MILESTONES:
  Blake Schultz needs 10 points to become the Ephs 4th all-time leading scorer and surpass Art Pidoriano '84 (1,492). Joe Geoghegan needs six rebounds to move into third all-time in rebounds and move pastDrew DeMuth '03 (748).

EPHS THEN and NOW: James Wang and Troy Whittington Ephs have dramatically improved their contribution levels from last season.

 

  2008-09 2009-10
James Wang Minutes Played 243 919
Troy Whittington   322 535
       
James Wang Points 124 518
Troy Whittington   121 375
       
James Wang Assists 32 136
       
Troy Whittington Rebounds 103 179
       
Troy Whittington Blocks 44 72

 

 

 

 

 

 












FIRST EPH NAMED MOST OUTSTANDING PLAYER at FINAL FOUR:

Ben Coffin '04, 2003

FIRST EPH NAMED to ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM at FINAL FOUR:
Michael Nogelo '98, 1996-97 & 1997-98

NCAA ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM at FINAL FOUR:
1997:  Michael Nogelo '98
1998:  Michael Nogelo '98
2003:  Ben Coffin '04 & Michael Crotty '04
2004:  Michael Crotty '04 & Tucker Kain '05

MOST POINTS IN ONE NCAA TOURNAMENT GAME:  Michael Nogelo '98, 38
vs. Wilkes, 3/21/98.

MOST POINTS ONE TOURNAMENT:  Michael Nogelo '98, 178 in six games -- an
NCAA record.

MOST REBOUNDS IN ONE NCAA GAME:  21, Ben Coffin '04 vs. Keene State,
3/13/04.

MOST ASSISTS IN ONE NCAA GAME:  14, Michael Crotty '04 vs. Salem State
3/6/2004.

MOST REBOUNDS IN ONE NCAA TOURNAMENT:  65, Michael Nogelo '98,in
six games 1998.

MOST ASSISTS IN ONE NCAA TOURNAMENT: 48, Michael Crotty '04, in
five games in 2003

Williams has participated in all three NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournaments:

NCAA Division I Tournament, 1959 (0-1):
Canisius  73, Williams  60 (Madison Square Garden)

NCAA Division II Tournament, 1959 & 1961 (2-3):
1959
LeMoyne  72, Williams  66
Buffalo  78, Williams  52

1961
Williams  74, Rochester  72
Williams  75, Bates  68 (Regional Champions)
Wittenberg  64, Williams  51 (Quarterfinals)

NESCAC: Prior to the 1993-94 academic year was NESCAC teams, by agreement, were not permitted to play in NCAA team postseason events.  In the 17 years that NESCAC teams have been “dancing,” the conference has made 10 appearances in Salem -- Williams 5, Amherst 3, Connecticut College 1, and Trinity 1.

EPHNOTES:  In advancing to Salem Mike Maker’s Ephs set a Williams record for consecutive in-season wins: 20

This is only the third time the Ephs have won 29 games in a season:  2003 (31-1/NCAA Champions), 2004 (30-2/NCAA Runner-up)

Blake Schultz and sophomore guard James Wang have both scored over 500 points this season, which is only the second time in Eph history: Michael Nogelo ’98 (599) and Matt Hunt ’99 (530) in 1998. Schultz has scored 570 and Wang has tallied 518.

Senior forward and co-captain Blake Schultz (Atherton, CA) is the second Eph to win the Jostens Trophy. Michael Nogelo ’98 was the first Eph to win the Jostens Trophy. Schultz will graduate ranked in the top ten all-time at Williams in points and rebounds.

NATIONAL LEADERS:  Williams has won 13 of the 14 Directors’ Cups for overall athletic excellence awarded in NCAA Division III, including the last 11 in a row.