Hawks Fall to Baldwin-Wallace in OT

Marchand named to all-tournament team
Release Date:
November 30, 2008
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The Hilbert College men’s basketball team fell 90-84 in overtime, today (November 30, 2008) to Baldwin-Wallace in the consolation round of the National City Men’s Basketball Tournament hosted by Allegheny College. With the loss, the Hawks fall to 1-3 on the season.

The Yellow Jackets ran out to a 9-0 to start the game, and would lead the Hawks 17-4 at the 12:57 mark of the first half. But for the second straight game, the Hawks were able to bounce back from a sizable deficit. The Hawks managed to gain their first lead of the game with 24 seconds left in the half, on a three point shot from senior guard Dan Terrette (Shinglehouse, PA/Oswayo Valley). Baldwin-Wallace went to the lockeroom with a 40-39 advantage on a layup with 2 seconds remaining.

The second half was a back and forth affair as the Yellow Jackets were not able to gain more than a 7 point advantage. Hilbert led 71-67 with 3:39 remaining in the game. The four point advantage was the Hawk's largest of the game.

With the Hawks leading 77-74 with: 34 seconds remaining in regulation, B-W’s Kyle Brown connected on a three pointer to tie the game and sent it to the extra session.

In overtime the Hawks hit just 3-10 from the field while and were outscored 13-7 to give the Yellow Jackets the victory.

The Hawks shot 42.3% percent for the game but were outrebounded 49-36 on the afternoon.

Terrette led the Hawks in scoring with 21 points which included 6-7 from three point range. Sophomore Andy Marchand (Rochester, NY/C.G. Finney) scored 19 points for Hilbert and with 40 points in two games, was named to the National City All-Tournament Team.

Junior Joe Roberts (Adams, NY/South Jefferson) scored 12 points on 5-11 shooting from the field.

The Hawks return to action Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. in their first AMCC contest of the season when Hilbert squares off against La Roche College.

Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.