TACOMA, Md., – Senior Krishaun Myers scored a career-high 29 points in the Shaw University men's basketball team 75-69 victory at Washington Adventist on Sunday afternoon. The win marks the fifth straight for the Bears as they improve to 7-4 overall. The loss dropped the Shock to 3-7 on the year.
Myers recorded five rebounds and two steals to go along with his game-high 29 points. Senior Savon Goodman (Philadelphia, PA) posted his fourth double-double of the year with 18 points, game-high 13 rebounds, four steals and three assists.
Shaw shot 45.5 percent from the field, including 79.3 percent from the charity stripe and just 14.3 percent from long distance.
The first half of the game started with the Bears taking an 11-5 lead over the Shock after the first five minutes of action. Shaw held onto the lead until a layup from Jimmy Smith gave WAU the lead again with 10:56 on the clock. Both teams went back and forth over the next nine minutes, including six ties but Shaw would trail 33-32 at the break as the Shock netted two free throws.
In the second half, the Bears fought from behind to take a one-point lead at the 12:07 mark on a free-throw from Myers. He would score five-straight for Shaw as the Bears built a lead of five with 9:39 remaining.
Although WAU closed the gap and tied at 69-69, a layup by Myers put Shaw back ahead 71-69 with 1:12 left in regulation. From there, Shaw tallied six consecutive baskets to squeeze out the 75-69 win.
Charles Vines led the way for Washington Adventist with 19 points and seven assists, Calvin Lovitt chipped in 13 points while Jawaun Wilson and Shawndre Shaw both contributed 11 points apiece.
Shaw will take a break from action for the Christmas Holiday and return to action on Saturday, Dec. 30 with a home contest versus Barton College at 4 p.m.
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