March 15, 2014

Statesmen reaches Elite 8

The Oskaloosa Herald

POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. — Alec Schwab poured in 42 points and Kelly Madison added 24 as William Penn beat St. Thomas 106-83 Friday night to reach the Elite 8 of the NAIA National Tournament for the second straight year.

After coming off a heart-stopping double-overtime win the night before, the Statesmen (24-9) never trailed in the contest.

William Penn will play bRobert Morris at 7 p.m. Saturday for a spot in the Final Four.

The Statesmen shot 56.6 percent from the field and grabbed 45 rebounds. Erik McGee led the team with eight rebounds and added 11 points.