Sunday, February 14, 2016
FSU Broncos Tramples Winston-Salem State 67-50
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina -- The Fayetteville State University men's basketball team topped Winston-Salem State University in a 67-50 win on Saturday, February 13th at Felton J. Capel Arena. FSU improves to 11-13 overall, 5-9 in conference, and 3-5 in the Southern Division.
The Broncos led from wire to wire. Sophomore Carl McCray (Roper, NC) opened up the game with a three-pointer off a pass from junior forward Michael Tyson (Kinston, NC). On the ensuing possession, junior guard Joshua Dawson (Kinston, NC) hit a three-pointer of his own.
WSSU faced a 9-1 deficit four minutes into the ball game. As the period progressed, the Broncos stretched their lead to 22-10 with eight minutes left in the half following a jumper from freshman forward William Tibbs (Winston-Salem, NC).
Fayetteville State outscored the Rams 17-4 off turnovers en route to a 35-26 halftime lead. Dawson produced 14 points and two assists in the opening half.
The Broncos fully dictated the pace the second half. WSSU trailed by double figures for the last 16 minutes of the contest. Senior guard Juwan Addison (Fairmont, NC) made a layup with 2:50 remaining for a 64-22 FSU lead; their largest of the game.
FSU shot 40% (19-47) from the floor, while holding the Rams to 22% (12-53) shooting. Winston-Salem State only made four field goals in the second half (4-of-23). Dawson ended the evening with a game-high 20 points and five assists. Addison added 11 points and three rebounds. McCray finished with 10 points and two steals. The frontcourt of Tyson and junior forward Jason Lee (Raleigh, NC) combined for 18 points and 18 rebounds; Lee with 10 boards and nine points.
Fayetteville State concludes their final road game of the season against Shaw University on Wednesday, February 17th. Tip-off is slated for 7:30 p.m. at C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium.
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