West Florida routs Shorter; matches school record 20 wins

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online drug store viagra The University of West Florida men’s basketball team won its 20th game of the season in dominating fashion, defeating Shorter 97-55 on Saturday in the UWF Field House.

enter site The steep margin of victory allowed the No. 20 Argos (20-3, 12-3 GSC) to rest its starters for most of the second half after a 31-0 run that spanned the late first half and early second and put the game out of reach.

source For the Hawks (3-20, 3-12 GSC), the loss places them in a tie for last place in the GSC with Union University (9-14, 3-12 GSC).

go to site “You don’t have these games very often,” coach Jeff Burkhamer said. “This is one of those things that doesn’t happen in our league. Shorter has been playing everybody close. They’ve had some good wins, so we knew we had to come in and play.”

canadian levitra 20mg The Argos shot a deadly 63.6 percent from behind the arc, connecting on 14-of-22 three-point baskets, including the first four attempts to start the second half.

clomid drug name Six Argos scored in double digits, led by junior forward Henri Ventoniemi and senior guard Marvin Jones with 14 points each.

“We planned to go inside early,” Ventoniemi said. “We executed well. We started dominating inside. Our starters and [Darryl Tucker] got a little bit of rest, which is good for us.”

Junior guard Rashaan Benson recorded 10 assists, his second-best performance in that category this season. Off the bench, juniors Shondell Jackson and Latrell Tidwell added 11 and 10 points respectively.

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“I think everybody from top to bottom played well,” Burkhamer said. “We shot the ball well and our defense was really good in our zone. I credit our guys for playing very, very well and making shots.”

For the first time in UWF basketball history, the Argos have won 20 games in back-to-back seasons, a feat Burkhamer takes great pride in.

“Last year we had a really, really good year,” Burkhamer said. “A disappointing ending, but a great year. And this year we’ve had a great year that we hope will go a little bit further.”

With the win, the Argos tie the school record for most wins in a single season, a feat accomplished only by the 1997-98 team and last year’s squad.

“It’s really a credit to our players,” Burkhamer said. “We’re really excited for our assistant coaches to help bring these guys in here to play. We’ve got good players that have played hard, they’ve bought into what we are doing, and they play well together.”

With five games left in the regular season, the Argos look to be on pace to break that record rather handsomely.  

“It means a lot for us,” Ventoniemi said. “We’ve been working hard and just keep striving towards improving ourselves and our effort in our whole team.”

The Argos will begin a three-game road trip Thursday against the Auburn-Montgomery Warhawks (9-14, 5-10 GSC) at 8 p.m., followed by a trip to West Georgia on Saturday to take on the Wolves (11-11, 6-9 GSC) at 3 p.m.