Broermann hits three-pointer at buzzer in Quaker
Deon Short leads four Quakers in double figures with 20
December 11, 2004
TIFFIN, Ohio – The
Wilmington College Quakers used a Zach Broermann (Brookville,
IN/Franklin County) hit a three-point basket
with one second left in the game, as the Quakers won their second
consecutive OAC game by a 75-73 count in Tiffin on Saturday afternoon.
Deon Short (Cincinnati/Mt. Healthy) led the way for the Quakers
with 20 points while three others scored in double figures.
The Quakers trailed briefly in the first half and were down 5-4
four minutes into the contest before the Quakers opened a 10-0
run taking a nine-point lead with 13:40 to play in the half. The
lead grew to as many as 11 in the half, as the Student Princes
cut the deficit to three heading into the locker room at halftime.
The teams battled back and forth for the first seven minutes of
the last stanza, before the Quakers used an 8-0 to take a seven-point
lead with 9:31 left in the game. The lead grew to as many as nine
in the period, including at 3:34 in the half before the Student
Princes went on an 8-0 run to cut the deficit to one with just
under two minutes to play in the game. Heidelberg trailed by two
when Greg Tyson converted on a three-point play, giving the hosts
a one-point lead with 11 seconds in the game before Broermann provided
hero antics, giving the Quakers their fourth win of the season.
Short led the way with 20 points while David Guy (Webb City, MO/Webb
City) scored 14 points and Eric Stirling (Brooklyn, NY/LaSalle
Academy) and Billy Nelson (Cincinnati/Shroder Paidei Academy) put
in 11 and 10 points each. Stirling pulled down eight rebounds while
Darrick Barga (Ansonia/Ansonia) pulled down seven rebounds while
scoring a career-high seven points.
Heidelberg was led by Kenny Gilbert who scored 16 points while
Ron Higgins and Shawn Shriver scored 13 and 10 points respectively.
With the win, the Quakers even their record at 4-4 on the year
and 2-1 in the OAC while Heidelberg falls to 3-5 overall and 1-2
in league action.
The next game for the Green and White is on December 15 when the
Quakers play host to the Engineers of Rose-Hulman Institue with
tip-off set for 7:30 p.m.