Men's Basketball - Fri, Dec. 6, 2013
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Welch College
Welch College223052
Union (Ky.)5850108
Dec. 6, 2013
Wilmore, KY
Welch CollegeIndv. LeadersUnion (Ky.)
#10 Carson Outlaw - 15Points #33 Gerard Newby - 26
2 Players (#10,#30) - 10Rebounds 3 Players - 7
#30 Jefferey Carter - 5Assists #20 Dalton Whitney - 10
Welch CollegeTeam StatisticsUnion (Ky.)
31.3% (20 - 64) Field Goals % 52.9% (46 - 87)
16.7% (2 - 12) 3 Point Field Goals % 33.3% (8 - 24)
43.5% (10 - 23) Free Throws 88.9% (8 - 9)
43Rebounds 49
10Assists 31
25Turnovers 8
02nd Chance Pts 0

WILMORE, Ky. - Forward Gerard Newby came off the bench and scored 26 points, as the Union men's basketball team blew out Welch (Tenn.), 108-52, on Friday night at Luce Center. The game was apart of the 2013 Zweifel/Pritchett Classic.

With the win, Union improved to 9-2 and extended their winning streak to four games.

From the start, Union was the aggressor in the contest, opening up a 14-4 lead in the first six minutes, and never looking back the rest of the game. The Bulldogs went on a roll to end the first half, and into the locker room for intermission up by 36 points at 58-22.

The roll continued for the Bulldogs in the second half, as they coasted over the final 20 minutes to record a huge 56-point victory over Welch.

Overall, Newby led five double-digit scorers on the night for the Bulldogs, shooting 12-of-13 from the floor to record his 26-point evening. Newby also snatched seven rebounds and blocked three shots in the victory, as well.

Elsewhere, forward Deante Johnson scored in double-figures again with 17 points, Tremayne Elias had 14 points, and Nay Walker and Stewart Washington had 10 points, apiece. Guard Dalton Whitney had seven points, but dished out a game-high 10 assists and recorded six steals.

Welch was led in the loss by Carson Outlaw, who had 15 points.

By the Numbers

  • Union scored over 100 points for the sixth time of the 2013-14 season in the victory. The Bulldogs are now 5-1 in games where they hit or go over the century mark.
  • Johnson scored in double-figures for the eighth straight game in the victory. For his career, the junior has scored in double digits 18 times.
  • The Union bench came up big in the decisive victory, scoring 62 total points.

Up Next

Union concludes play at the Zweifel/Pritchett Classic tomorrow, as the Bulldogs entertain Ohio Christian. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.