T-Ducks Win, 3-3 In Conference

Contact: Stephanie Flemmons
Richland College
940-206-3127

For immediate release
Feb. 1, 2007

The Richland College basketball team ended its first round of conference play with a win against the Cedar Valley Suns 64-54, Jan. 31.

This gives the T-Ducks a 3-3 conference record, going into the next phase.

From the free-throw line, the T-Ducks went 19-20 and freshman Turhan Square sunk every shot, making 10 for 10.

Sophomore Dwight Gentry led the T-Ducks in points with 16, hitting three for three above the arch. He also led the T-Ducks in rebounds with seven.

Sophomore Nick Morey came through with 13 points and 4 rebounds.

The T-Ducks took control of the ball, only allowing eight turnovers.

The T-Ducks face the North Lake College Blazers at 2 p.m., Feb. 3 on the Blazer’s home court. The Blazers are tied with the Brookhaven College Bears for first place in conference.

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For more than 30 years, Richland College of the Dallas County Community College District has focused on teaching, learning and community building. In recognition of these efforts, the White House and the Dept. of Commerce named Richland a 2005 recipient of the Malcolm Balridge National Quality Award, the only community college to have received this award. Richland helps students build their future through courses that can be applied to the first two years of a baccalaureate degree, one or two-year certificates in a number of career fields, and training in the latest technology for students who want to advance in their current careers. The student body of more than 14,000 college credit students and about 5,000 continuing education students at Richland is internationally and ethnically diverse, speaking more than 79 first languages. Visit www.richlandcollege.edu for more information.