Oct. 29, 1997
TALLAHASSEE, Fl. — The Gold team, led by newcomers Terrell Baker and
Karim Shabazz, surprised the Garnet squad in a 97-94 overtime win at the
Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center.
Baker, a junior guard from Lawnside, NJ, scored 26 points and five
assists, while Shabazz, a freshman from Queens, NY, tallied a double-double
on 26 points and 13 rebounds.
In the overtime period, Baker hit a three-pointer with 42 seconds
remaining to give the Gold the lead for good at 95-94. Baker and Oliver
Simmons added a free throw apiece to extend the lead.
Senior guard LaMarr Greer led the Garnet in scoring, hitting 12 of 19 for
a game-high 27 points. Point guard Kerry Thompson, a senior from New York,
NY, had 11 points and five assists. Corey Louis and Randell Jackson added
17 and 22 points, respectively.
The next exhibition game for the men’s basketball team will be on Friday,
November 1st at midnight in Tully Gym against the Around The World
All-Stars. Admission is free to the public.