GREENVILLE, Ill. — The Hendrix College men’s and women’s basketball teams split games Friday in the 2010 Tip-Off Classic on Friday at H.J. Long Gymnasium. The men came away with a 91-83 victory, while the women suffered a 63-61 set back.
Both teams now stand at 1-1 on the season. The women will tip off at 11 a.m. today against Westminster College and the men will wrap up the road trip at 3 p.m. against Westminster.
Junior guard Chris Goodman led the Warriors with 23 points on 7-of-12 shooting from behind the arc, while junior guard Conway’s Ammon Martin added 16 points to the mix. Junior forward Nick Heathscott, a former St. Joseph standout, and sophomore guard Jaren Riley tallied 11 points apiece.
Senior guard James Ewing scored nine points and two assists off the bench. First year forward John Zimmerman crashed the glass with a team-high seven rebounds. Heathscott and junior Scott Sherrill pulled down five rebounds each.
The women were led by senior forward Christina Byler with 16 points, while junior guard Samantha Devlin scored 14 points and a team-best seven rebounds. Freshman forward Jamie Tate added eight points and junior guard Katy Ashley-Pauley, a Conway native, led the way with four assists.