Sauk Valley Community College

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2-19-2009 - Black Hawk East

W 63-41

The Skyhawks closed out their conference season on the road at local rival Black Hawk East. The Skyhawks had the opportunity to finish conference play on a seven game win streak with a win over East. The Skyhawks immediately set the tone of the game on the defensive end with an aggressive team defense that gave Black Hawk East very few open looks at the basket holding BHE to 21 1st half points while building an 11 point lead at half 32-21. The second half was more of the same with the Skyhawks holding their rivals to 20 points in the second half to control the game and finish the conference season with a 63-41 victory. On the offensive end the Skyhawks were led by sophomore forward Rico Combs. Rico scored 22 points on 9 of 12 shooting from the field. Rico had an outstanding all round game also leading the Skyhawks with 15 rebounds, 5 steals, and 2 blocks. Also in double figures for the Skyhawks was shooting guard Kwan Waller with 15 points.
Date/Time
02-19-2009
7:30 PM
Opponent
at Black Hawk East
Location
Kewanee, IL
Results
W 63-41