Trojans Pull Away From Saints

ANDERSON, S.C. -- Anderson University outscored Limestone 31-17 in the final 13 minutes to pull away for a 79-62 victory in a Conference Carolinas game Tuesday night at the Abney Center. The first half was up and down and featured three ties and 10 lead changes before Anderson took the lead for good with a 6-0 run midway through the half. The Trojans led 35-28 at the break, but the Saints got a basket from Bobby Grier at the 12:59 mark to cut the Anderson lead to three -- 48-45. From that point, Stephen Cobb and Brandon Young scored six points apiece in the next five minutes to give Anderson a 60-50 lead with 7:31 remaining. The Saints got the deficit under double digits one more time before the Trojans pulled away to snap a three-game losing streak. Anderson, 2-3 overall and 1-1 in the conference, was led by Cobb and Jarret Johnson with 19 points apiece. Young added 14 and Taylor Shugart chipped in 13. Johnson was 9-for-11 and had eight rebounds, six steals, and four assists in 29 minutes. Shugart was 6-for-6 from the field and had a team-high nine rebounds. Limestone, 2-2 and 1-1, was led by Michael Barrett with 16 points and Grier and Stewart Clark with 14 points apiece. Anderson dominated the boards, 47-28, and had 17 offensive rebounds. The Trojans had 19 second-effort points and 40 points in the paint. Anderson shot 50 percent or better in both halves and 52 percent for the game. Limestone shot 34 percent in the second half and finished the game at 37 percent. Anderson University Men's Basketball Statistics
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