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Jets win first game on ‘Potter Family Court’

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at 7:40 p.m.

Shamar Acuay scored 22 points to lead the Newman men to a 78-67 win over Dallas Baptist on Saturday afternoon at Fugate Gymnasium in the first game on “Potter Family Court,” following up a pregame dedication ceremony for longtime Jets’ coach Mark Potter.

Darrell Traylor added 10 points and eight rebounds for Newman (16-3 overall, 6-2 Heartland). Frankie Drayton scored ine points for the Jets.

Dallas Baptist’s Nick Fox scored a game-high 31 points on 12-of-17 shooting.

The Jets play two road games next week — Thursday at Texas A&M International in Laredo, Texas, and Saturday at St. Mary’s in San Antonio.

DALLAS BAPTIST: Fox 12-17 4-9 31, Gentry 1-2 3-5 6, Carden 1-3 2-2 5, Allen 1-5 1-2 3, Perry 6-10 2-2 14, Walker 0-1 0-0 0, Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Kirschke 0-0 0-0 0, Gipson 1-4 2-2 4, Baker 0-1 0-0 0, Ndiaye 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 23-46 16-24 67.

NEWMAN: Cuyler 2-13 0-1 4, Mesh 1-2 0-0 2, Beck 1-5 5-6 8, Wesley 1-3 1-2 4, Traylor 4-9 0-2 10, Acuay 8-15 4-5 22, Drayton 1-3 7-8 9, McCarthy 1-5 4-4 7, Emerllahu 2-2 1-2 5, Thomas 2-2 0-0 4, Waldron 0-0 00-0 0, Falvo 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 24-62 22-30 78.

Halftime — Dallas Baptist 32, Newman 30. 3s — DB 5-15 (Fox 3-4, Gentry 1-1, Carden 1-2, Allen 0-4, Perry 0-1, Walker 0-1, Gipson 0-2), NU 8-27 (Traylor 2-6, Acuay 2-2, Beck 1-5, Wesley 1-2, McCarthy 1-3, Falvo 1-3, Cuyler 0-3, Mesh 0-1, Drayton 0-2). Rebounds — DB 33 (Fox 8), NU 38 (Traylor 8). Assists — DB 11 (3-Gentry, Carden), NU 17 (McCarthy 4). Fouls — DB 24, NU 22. Attendance — 623.

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