Harvey scores career high 10 points in win


Tribune Sports Reporter


AHMARD Harvey had the best game of his collegiate career while several Bahamian players made their NCAA Division I basketball debuts this week after their programmes got off to late starts due to schedule adjustments and COVID-19 protocols.

Harvey, the sophomore guard for the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, finished with a career high 10 points in his team’s 103-45 win over Greensboro College Saturday night at the HTC Center in Conway, South Carolina.

Harvey went 5-6 from the field in just 10 minutes.

Phillip McKenzie had his second consecutive game scoring in double figures for the Houston Baptist Huskies.

The senior wing finished with a season high 14 points, (5-7 field goals) in a season high 21 minutes of his team’s 93-60 win over Champion Christian Friday evening inside Sharp Gym in Houston, Texas.

McKenzie previously scored 10 points in an 84-64 loss to Rice.

Sammy Hunter and the Ole Miss Rebels opened their season with an 80-45 win over Jackson State. Hunter finished with three points but played just over three minutes. In a 78-58 over UNC-Wilmington at the Pavilion in Oxford Mississippi on Saturday.

Garvin Clarke and the Akron Zips opened their season with a 97-49 win over Cedarville at the James Rhodes Arena in Akron, Ohio. Clarke made his only three point attempt.

In a matchup of Bahamians on the court and on the sidelines, Yolette McPhee-McCuin continues to lead her Ole Miss Rebels women’s basketball programme to an undefeated season thus far.

The Rebels defeated Mississippi Valley State 86-46 at the Pavilion in Oxford, Mississippi.

“Grateful for the opportunity we had to play this game. I don’t take it for granted. I understand the environment we’re in,” McPhee- McCuin said. “Happy with our defensive effort in the second half.”

Senior point guard Valerie Nesbitt finished with five points, three assists and two steals off the bench in 17 minutes.

On the opposing side, Annya Moss finished with nine points for Mississippi Valley State.

Moss is averaging 12.5 points per game in her junior season.

She opened the season with 16 points in an 85-60 loss to Murray State.


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