December 30, 2008

Dudish Leads Bobcats to 68-42 Win in Final Game of Craig Massee Classic

by Tyler Peck, sports information graduate assistant

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MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. -Sophomore Mandi Dudish (Snellville, Ga.) finished with 21 points hitting five three-pointers and also scored the first 14 points for Georgia College & State University (4-3) as they routed Newberry College 68-42. The Bobcats jumped out to an early 8-0 advantage and never looked back in the final game of this year's Craig Massee Real Estate Classic.

Georgia College tied the record for fewest turnovers with seven set in 2004 against Columbus State.

For the second night in a row a Bobcat delivered a double-double, as senior Tiauna Brantley (Woodstock, Ga.) finished the game with 12 rebounds and 11 points.

Junior transfer Shandrea Moore (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) played unselfish ball as she dished out eight assists. Lawrenceville native Emily Bixler executed defensively earning four steals.

The Bobcats were able to capitalize off turnovers scoring 17 points off 19 turnovers and also got 23 points from the bench, opposed to Newberry's four.

Georgia College remains undefeated at 4-0 while competing in the Craig Massee Classic.

Be sure to catch the ‘Cats next game as they face the Blazers from Valdosta State University Saturday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. in Milledgeville.

The GCSU Department of Athletics sponsors 10 varsity athletic programs at the NCAA Division II level. As a Division II program, GCSU prides itself on balancing the life of the student-athlete, evidenced by the Bobcats' multiple appearances in post-season competition as well as documented academic success and community-service involvement. Follow the Bobcats and their positive impact on the Milledgeville community at www.gcsu.edu/bobcats.