Rollins
Rollins
70   -
90
No. 10 Barry
Stat Comparison
CATEGORY ROLLINS BARRY
Points 70 90
Assists 12 24
TO's 16 16
FG-FGA 20-51 34-70
FG% 39.2% 48.6%
3PTFG-3PTFGA 11-29 14-36
FT-FTA 19-28 8-12
RebTot 28 42
RebOff 8 15
RebDef 20 27
Blocks 2 3
Individual Leaders
CATEGORY ROLLINS BARRY
Points Castaneda - 14 Glick - 27
Rebounds 2 tied with 4 Mortensen - 8
Assists Philpott - 4 Fridriksson - 10

Miami Shores, Fla. -  (December 30, 2016) – Rollins met a third-straight nationally ranked opponent Friday – this time No. 10 Barry – and had the same result of the first two, falling 90-70 to the Buccaneers.

Eric Castaneda led Rollins with 14 points and four rebounds off the bench. Connor Mckim added 13 points while Sam Philpott and Joey Galvis each scored 10.

Sawyer Glick was the high-scorer for Barry, pouring in 27 points after a 7-of-14 night beyond the arc. Adrian Gonzales chipped in 21 points and Elvar Fridriksson handed out 10 assists.

The loss drops the Tars to 7-6 on the year and 1-3 in Sunshine State Conference play. League-leading Barry improves to 9-1 overall and 5-1 in conference play.

STANDOUT PERFORMERS
•    Sayer Glick (BU) 27 pts, 7-14 3FG
•    Adrian Gonzalez (BU) 21 pts, 10-15 FG
•    Eric Castaneda (RC) 14 pts, 4 rbs.
•    Connor Mckim (RC) 13 pts.
•    Sam Philpott (RC) 10 pts, 4 rbs, 4 assist
•    Joey Galvis (RC) 10 pts
 
HIGHLIGHTS AND HALF-BY-HALF ANALYSIS
First Half l
Mckim drained a three-pointer on the Tars first possession to start the scoring but the Bucs came firing back and eventually knotted the score 8-8 after the first five minutes. Three-straight Glick triples nudged the Bucs ahead by nine before a quick 9-2 Tars run closed the gap to 22-20 midway through the first, capped with a Castaneda three-pointer. Barry continued to stay hot and the Tars fell off the pace, dropping into a 51-34 hole at halftime.

Second Half l
Barry started the second on a 9-0 run and posted a 60-34 lead with 17:23 to play. Rollins found itself down 31 at the 12:19 mark, 70-39. The Tars then chipped away at the deficit the rest of the way, getting as close as 20 in the final seconds.   

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
•    Field Goal Shooting: Rollins 20-51 (39 percent); Barry 34-70 (49 percent)
•    3-point Field Goal Shooting: Rollins 11-29 (38 percent); Barry 14-36 (39 percent)
•    Free-throws: Rollins 19-28 (68 percent); Barry 8-12 (67 percent)
•    Rebounding: Rollins 28, Barry 42
•    Turnovers: Rollins 16, Barry 16
•    The Tars were outgained 23-0 in fast break points.
      
GAME NOTES
•    Rollins falls to 46-23 all-time against Barry and has now dropped their last three to the Bucs.
•    Barry is ranked No. 10 in the D2SIDA Media Poll and No. 14 in the NABC Coaches Poll.
•    Rollins is on a three-game losing streak for the first time since late 2015, culminating with a loss to Barry. The Tars then went on to win eight of the next 10
•    Eric Castaneda led Rollins in scoring in a game for the first time this season.

NEXT UP FOR THE TARS
Rollins returns to Winter Park for a pair to turn the page on 2017. The Tars first host Tampa on Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. and then Palm Beach Atlantic on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 4 p.m. Fans can catch all the action live on the Geico Tars Sports Network at RollinsSports.com and locally on 91.5 FM WPRK.