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College Notebook: Mosley twins team up to help Messiah win title
BY STEVE DeSHAZO
His twin brother Derek gets more of the attention, but senior guard Daniel Mosley (Mountain View) also helped Messiah (Pa.) win a weekend men’s basketball tournament.
Daniel Mosley had 10 points in Messiah’s 76–58 victory over Medaille (N.Y.) College on Saturday at the Adidas Slam Tournament for Division III schools in Miami. Derek had 13 points in that game, and 23 (plus 11 rebounds) in Sunday’s 72–71 overtime victory over Eastern Connecticut State.
For the season, Derek Mosley is averaging 13.3 points and a team-high 8.1 rebounds for Messiah (6–4). Daniel is averaging 3.4 points.
In his first career start, Mount St. Mary’s freshman center Taylor Danaher (Fredericksburg Christian) had three points and three rebounds in Sunday’s 87–66 loss at Western Michigan.
Freshman guard T.J. Jones (North Stafford) had a team-high 25 points in St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.)’s 66–63 loss at Nyack (N.Y.) College on Wednesday.
Howard senior forward Mike Phillips (Riverbend) stretched his double-figures scoring streak with 15 points in a 69–53 loss at Oregon State on Friday and 10 in Sunday’s 79–55 loss to Rutgers.
Junior guard Taylar Wells (Mountain View) had a team-high 11 points in Winston–Salem State’s 49–33 women’s win over Lenoir–Rhyne last Monday.
Junior guard Dajon Daniel (Mountain View) had 15 points in Eastern Mennonite’s 79–71 victory over Mary Washington on Wednesday.
Senior forward Lamar Giggetts (Courtland) scored 17 points in Randolph–Macon’s 77–55 win over Salisbury on Wednesday.
Junior center Waverly Austin, a former Courtland standout, had eight points and a team-high nine rebounds off the bench in Oregon’s 91–50 rout of Houston Baptist on Saturday.
Christopher Newport junior defender Alexis Stahlman (Riverbend) was named to the Virginia Sports Information Directors’ women’s College Division all-state second team. She started all 21 games for the Captains and anchored a defense that allowed 1.27 goals per game.
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