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Whitworth men catch fire after halftime

FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2011

SAN ANTONIO – Felix Friedt scored 19 of his 25 points during Whitworth’s 61-point second half Thursday at the eighth-ranked Pirates defeated Southwestern (Texas) University 97-63 at the Trinity University men’s basketball invitational.

The Pirates (8-2) finished 1-1 at the tournament and dropped Southwestern to 1-12 overall.

Whitworth shot 21 of 31 from the floor in the second half, including 8 of 12 on 3-pointers. Wade Gebbers hit 4 of 5 3-pointers after halftime to finish 5 of 10.

Pirates forward Idris Lasisi scored 12 of his 17 points in the first half.

Friedt, who shot 12 of 13 from the free-throw line, added game highs of 12 rebounds and five assists.

 Whitworth (8-2)—Lasisi 6-11 1-2 17, Larkin 2-3 0-0 5, Friedt 6-8 12-13 25, McConnell 2-5 2-2 8, Gebbers 5-10 0-0 15, McCargar 0-1 0-0 0, Douglas 4-8 5-6 14, Farnsworth 2-3 1-1 5, Taylor 2-3 0-0 4, Roth 2-4 0-0 4, Wilks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-56 21-24 97.

Southwestern (1-12)—Mataya 0-4 1-2 1, Myers 2-3 0-1 4, Johnson 3-3 1-2 7, Atiee 1-4 2-2 4, Kocher 2-5 1-2 5, Davenport 3-4 3-4 9, Spearman 2-5 0-0 5, Tates 0-0 0-0 0, Kurtz 0-3 4-4 4, Severson 0-0 0-0 0, Cantu 1-1 1-2 3, Garza 0-0 0-0 0, Brooks 1-3 0-0 3, Scott 1-3 0-0 2, Hurley 6-11 3-3 16, Bernhardt 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-49 16-22 63.

Halftime—Whitworth 36-27. 3-Point Goals—Whitworth 14-31 (Lasisi 4-8, Larkin 1-2, Friedt 1-2, McConnell 2-4, Gebbers 5-10, McCargar 0-1, Douglas 1-2, Roth 0-2), Southwestern 3-17 (Mataya 0-4, Atiee 0-3, Spearman 1-2, Kurtz 0-2, Brooks 1-3, Hurley 1-3). Fouled Out—Mataya. Rebounds—Whitworth 35 (Friedt 12), Southwestern (Brooks, Hurley 4). Assists—Whitworth 22 (Friedt 5), Southwestern 8 (Atiee, Davenport Spearman,Cantu 6). Total Fouls—Whitworth 17, Southwestern 19. A—80.



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