Trinity downs Eastern to advance in LIT 68-44

By: Trinity Athletics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – No. 1 Trinity advanced to the semifinals of the 2012 Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Louisville Invitational Tournament for the third consecutive year with a 68-44 win over Eastern.

Trinity will face Jeffersontown at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday in Bellarmine’s Knights Hall.

Senior guard and Morehead State signee Charles Foster had a game high 16 points for the Shamrocks.

The Shamrocks hit a barrage of three-point field goals in the third quarter to take control during a 17-5 run to start the third quarter. Foster hit three-of-four three-point field goals in the quarter while the team hit 6-of-8 during the third period, including a stretch of five consecutive made from behind the three-point line.

Trinity finished the game hitting 9-of-20 three-point field goals.

Trinity defeated Eastern 50-45 in the finals of the 2010 Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Louisville Invitational Tournament.

1 2 3 4 Final Records
Eastern 9 11 15 9 44 9-9
No. 1 Trinity 17 9 28 14 68 13-2

Eastern (44)- Hill 3, Davis 7, Beattie 8, Corlew 14, Huff 3, Brangers 9.

Trinity (68)- Hicks 13, Foster 16, Saxton 6, Perito 8, Rice 1, Dieudonne 7 Quick 13, Owens 4.

Three-Point Field Goals- Davis, Brangers 2, Corlew, Hicks 3, Foster 3, Saxton, Quick.

 

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Posted on January 13, 2012, in Basketball and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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