FORT MYERS, Fla. — Jared Rhoden scored 21 parts as No. 21 Seton Corridor beat California 62-59 on Wednesday evening within the third-location sport on the Fort Myers Tip-Off.
Kadary Richmond had 12 parts, whereas Alexis Yetna and Tyrese Samuel each and every scored 10 for Seton Corridor (4-1).
“I knew this used to be going to be a complex sport,” Seton Corridor coach Kevin Willard said.
Seton Corridor made its first appearance within the AP Top 25 this week since the discontinue of the 2019-20 season after beating then-No. 4 Michigan 67-65 on Nov. 16. On the opposite hand, the Pirates lost their first sport on the Fort Myers match, 79-76 to Ohio Thunder.
Andre Kelly had 23 parts and 11 rebounds, and Grant Anticevich scored 15 parts for California (2-4). Kelly went 7 for 8 from the bottom and made all 9 three throws.
“I thought we performed essentially well in opposition to a nationally-ranked team,” California coach Label Fox said. “We obviously had some possessions the place we had some turnovers that consequence in baskets, and folks are costly errors. I thought we competed well.”
Yetna hit one in every of two free throws to place Seton Corridor up 60-59 with 1: 05 to transfer.
After Cal’s Jalen Celestine overlooked a 3, Richmond used to be known as for a cost with 24 seconds left.
Anticevich overlooked a long-fluctuate jumper sooner than Rhoden made it 62-59 on two free throws with 6 seconds left. Seton Corridor fouled Joel Brown, who overlooked both free throws, on the ensuing possession.
“Grant is a wide shooter,” Fox said. “I want him to shoot that shot every time. I thought we performed it well. It lawful didn’t ride in.”
Seton Corridor shot 34% (17 of 50) however remodeled 24 of 30 free throws.
“We’re offensively challenged lawful now,” Willard said. “We’re attempting to place things happen as antagonistic to letting things happen.”
In a sport that featured runs by both teams, Anticevich had 10 parts, collectively with two 3s, and Kelly hit two free throws in a 12-5 surge that gave Cal a 56-51 lead with four minutes final.
After Cal put collectively a 14-2 bustle halfway during the second half, Rhoden connected on a jumper and a layup as Seton Corridor scored eight parts in a row for a 46-44 serve.
Cal went up 39-38 with 12: 30 final when Lars Thiemann blocked a shot and Jordan Shepherd made a layup. Shepherd then hit a jumper to place it 41-38 after any other rejection by Thiemann.
Seton Corridor led 27-25, going 12 of 15 from the free-throw line within the principle 20 minutes. For Cal, Kelly used to be perfect from the discipline (6 for six) and on the road (3 for 3) in his 15-point first half.
“He made some complex shots,” Willard said. “He’s a double-double walking.”