CNU advances to Sweet 16 with 67-64 win over NYU

NEWPORT NEWS (WAVY) – Watching his team dig itself into a 8-0 hole, John Krikorian only took about 30 seconds to call his first timeout on Saturday night. Christopher Newport University regrouped, responded, and took down a talented New York University squad 67-64 at the Freeman Center, and advanced to the Division III Sweet 16 next weekend.

It will be the Captains’ (28-1) sixth trip to the Sweet 16 in program history.

Marcus Carter (Bruton High School in Williamsburg) led the way with 21 points and 12 rebounds, making key bucket after key bucket in a game that featured 13 lead changes.

 

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