Rushville Republican

December 27, 2013

Sports Briefs

Rushville Republican

---- — Today’s events

Girls basketball: Rushville vs. Homestead, 11 a.m. and Bedford North Lawrence vs. Pike following Game 1 at Hall of Fame Classic, New Castle

BRMS basketball

The BRMS seventh-grade boys Black won the 4-team tournament at Connersville.

After falling behind 16-2 early in the game with Centerville, the Cubs came out with renewed defensive effort and rallied to beat the Bulldogs 37-33. Duncan Draper led the Cubs with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Cameron Craig added six points, three assists and three steals. Mason Springman pulled down five rebounds.

In the title game, the Cubs defeated Connersville 33-23. A balanced attack was led by Craig with 10 points and seven rebounds. Draper had five points and eight rebounds. Springman finished with five points and eight rebounds. Jordan Smith had three steals and Tyler Wilson scored five points.

In earlier action, the Cubs fell to Greenfield 49-42. Springman led in scoring with 10 points. Craig had nine points, seven rebounds, five assists and five steals. Draper scored nine points.

Junior varsity wrestling at EC

The junior varsity Lions competed at East Central. Gunner Yurack, Jaykeb Thorp and Preston Bowling led the way for the JV Lions going 3-0 on the day. Zach Roszell, Satchel Kuhn and Christian Emerson each had two wins on the day. Dillon Fowler and Walker Meckes each picked up a win also. The Lions will be in action today and Saturday at the Spartan Classic in Connersville.

Oregon St. tops Boise St. 38-23 in Hawaii Bowl

HONOLULU (AP) — Rashaad Reynolds returned two fumbles for touchdowns, helping Oregon State beat Boise State 38-23 in the Hawaii Bowl on Tuesday night.

The Beavers set several records in handing Boise State its worst loss in two months.

Biletnikoff Award-winner Brandin Cooks had 60 yards receiving and a touchdown while setting a Pac-12 record for most receiving yards in season. Sean Mannion set another for passing yards, finishing 24 of 33 for 259 yards and a touchdown.

Oregon State kept Boise State out of the end zone until the third quarter, well after the Beavers opened a big lead.

Matt Miller led Boise State with 11 catches for 206 yards and a touchdown.

SE Missouri takes 83-79 overtime win over IUPUI

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Jarekious Bradley, who finished with 27 points, and Paul McRoberts each hit 3-pointers in the final 1:46 of regulation to send the game into overtime where Southeast Missouri took a 83-79 victory over IUPUI Monday night.

IUPUI (4-11) led throughout the second half and by as much as 55-42. The Jaguars were ahead 72-66 with 2:02 remaining but were held scoreless in the final minutes of regulation.

Bradley, who also pulled down 10 rebounds, made 18 points in the second half and four in overtime. Tyler Stone had 15 points and 15 rebounds for Southeast Missouri (8-4).

Jamaal Calvin, who opened the scoring in overtime with a layup and free throw, added 11 points. Bradley hit a jumper with 1:54 remaining in overtime for a 79-74 lead, then made two free throws with three seconds remaining to seal the win.

Marcellus Barksdale led IUPUI with 22 points and 12 rebounds.