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.
|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.