Area roundup: UC sweeps Notre Dame, State sweeps Urbana
Xavier Humphrey poured in 24 points as the Charleston men's basketball team rolled to a 95-63 Mountain East Conference win Monday over Notre Dame College Monday night in South Euclid, Ohio.
Aleksander Kesic netted 17 points for the Golden Eagles (9-4, 6-3 MEC), who have won four in a row, while Denzel Douglas chipped in 16. The Falcons (5-9, 3-5) were paced by Jarvis Huntley's 14 points.
Anton Hutchins added 16 points for the Yellow Jackets (6-6, 3-6 MEC), while Dominic Phillips had 14. Danny Goins led the way for Urbana (0-13, 0-9) with 21 points.
Jordan Brock and Aisa Greenleaf paced the Yellow Jackets (10-4, 6-2 Mountain East Conference) with 21 points apiece while Lexy Carson chipped in 18 points. DeVonyea Johnson led the Falcons (10-2, 7-1) with 28 points.
Nicole Perry chipped in 19 points for the Golden Eagles (9-4, 5-4 MEC). The Falcons (8-4, 5-3) were led by Molly Ritz, who recorded a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
MEC AWARDS: Fairmont State guard Stevie Browning has been named Mountain East Conference men's basketball player of the week for his efforts in leading the Falcons to a 2-0 week. Browning, a sophomore from Logan, scored a career-high 28 points, including 14 straight late in the second half, to get the Falcons past Wheeling Jesuit. He followed that performance with 17 points and eight rebounds as Fairmont State held off Concord on Saturday.
WVU SPORTS: West Virginia sophomore guard Terry Henderson's baseline slam over multiple defenders against Missouri on Dec. 5 has been nominated for the GEICO play of the year. The eight finalists for the award will compete to determine the GEICO Play of the Year. The winner will be announced during the GEICO Best of College Basketball special at 2 p.m. on March 29 on CBS.
WVU TECH SPORTS: The WVU Tech cross country team announced the signing of student-athlete Dan Cade. Cade currently competes for Cambridge & Coleridge Athletics Club out of the United Kingdom and has a career best of 4:18 for 1,500-meters and 37:56 for 10K.
TENNIS TOURNEY: The YMCA will host the NTRP Adult Open Friday through Sunday. The entry deadline is Wednesday. For more information, call (304) 340-3533.
TABLE TENNIS: The Charleston Table Tennis Club will host the Harry Sands Memorial Teams tournament at 10 a.m. on Jan. 25. Each team must have at least three players. The cost is $60 per team. For more information, call (304) 415-8685.