Thompson records double-double in OSU win


Week of  Dec. 10


Competing at the four team (Indiana State, Illinois State, Eastern Illinois, Western Illinois) Eastern Illinois Early Bird Meet, Indiana State’s  Alethia Marrero won the 600 meters in 1:32.90 and was a member of the winning 4 X 400 meter relay team.

Marian’s Destiny Patterson finished 15 th of 42 sprinters in the 200 meter event (27.83) at the University of Indianapolis Winter Break Meet.


Indiana State’s Marcus Neely  won the 60 meter hurdles event in 7.91 at the four team Eastern Illinois Early Bird Meet.

Herb Gary , who as an Indiana Tech senior won last year’s  NAIA outdoor national championship in the high jump (7’ 0 ½”), won that event with a jump of 6’11 ½ “ at the Warrior Invitational at  Indiana Tech.  Gary was representing Tech Gold since he has no more college eligibility.

Marian’s Christian Powell, running unattached, was second of 40 in the 60 meter dash (6.94) and the winner of the long jump in a field of 23, with a leap of 23 feet at the University of Indianapolis Winter Break Meet. Teammate  Aaron Murray was second of 26 in the 400 meters (51.25) and second of 29 in the 200 (22.81).

Indianapolis’ Jordan Boyd finished second of 17 in the shot put (45-11 ½) and second of 14 in the weight throw (52-11 ¾) at the University of Indianapolis Winter Break Meet.


Ohio State (8-2) lost 79-77 to Florida Atlantic and defeated Connecticut 64-60.  Playing as a substitute in both games,  Trevor Thompson led the Buckeyes in scoring with 16 points (7 for 9, 0 for 0, 2 for 2) and had seven rebounds, one blocked shot, and one turnover in 23 minutes in the loss; and had a double-double to lead his team in scoring with 17 points (4 for 8, 0 for 0, 9 for 10) and rebounds (17), and had one assist in 30 minutes in the win.

Vermont (7-4) defeated Dartmouth 73-58 and lost 59-57 to Northeastern.  Dre Wills had two points (1 for 3, 0 for 0, 0 for 0), two rebounds, and one turnover in 14 minutes against Dartmouth; and three points (1 for 2, 0 for 0, 1 for 4), one assist, and one steal in 16 minutes against Northeastern.

Mike Beaty , playing as a substitute, had 16 points (5 for 5, 0 for 0, 6 for 10), seven rebounds, two steals, a team high five assists, and six turnovers for Lincoln Trail (5-6) in a 90-75 win against Southeastern.

Northern Kentucky (7-3) defeated Eastern Illinois 80-70 and Southeast Missouri State 80-66.  Brennan Gillis had two points (1 for 1, 0 for 0, 0 for 0), two assists, and one turnover in five minutes against EIU; and eight points (1 for 4, 1 for 2, 5 for 6), seven rebounds, and two turnovers in 13 minutes against SE Missouri.

Illinois State (5-3) lost 70-68 to Tulsa and won 74-57 against Tennessee-Martin.   Tony Wills had 11 points (4 for 6, 2 for 4, 1 for 1), four rebounds, three assists, one blocked shot, two steals, and two turnovers in 23 minutes in the loss; and 10 points (4 for 6, 2 for 4, 0 for 0), three rebounds, two assists, one steal, and one turnover in 23 minutes in the win.


Lincoln (6-6) lost 55-39 to Southeastern.  Erynn Young had a team high 14 points (5 for 18, 2 for 7, 2 for 2), six rebounds, three steals, all six of her team’s blocked shots, and two turnovers for Lincoln.

Savannah Davis  had nine points (3 for 4, 0 for 0, 3 for 3), four rebounds, four assists, one blocked shot, and two turnovers in 20 minutes for St. Francis (4-7, 2-2) in a 72-61 win against Taylor.

Texas State (3-5) lost 90-24 to Baylor and 65-51 to St. Edwards.  Amber Jones missed her only shot in seven minutes against Baylor and had two points (1 for 1) and one rebound in nine minutes against St. Edwards.


Marian defeated Davenport 30-24 and Calumet (IN) 30-16 and lost 26-13 to Lindsey Wilson  and 43-3 to Indiana Tech.  The Knights’  Derek Lewis, wrestling at 285 pounds, lost by falls to Davenport and Indiana Tech and by decisions in the other two matches.