Aug. 18, 2005
The Big Ten Men’s Basketball Foreign Tour team continued its winning ways Wednesday with an 82-66 victory over the Pamesa Valencia Basketball Club in Valencia, Spain. After opening the Tour with two losses, the conference squad bounced back claiming its second-consecutive triumph.
Indiana’s Marco Killingsworth keyed the victory over Pamesa, as the senior forward led the conference team with 16 points and six rebounds. Northwestern’s Evan Seacat produced his best game of the trip, knocking down five 3-pointers to total 15 points, while adding three assists. Michigan State sophomore Goran Suton notched 10 points and nine rebounds and Michigan’s Ron Coleman dished out a team-high four assists, while also adding 10 points and five rebounds. Ohio State sophomore center Matt Terwilliger scored six points and added five rebounds in the win.
The Foreign Tour Team improved to 2-2 on its journey through Spain, while also outscoring opponents by eight points per game, 75.5-67.8. Five conference standouts continue to average double figures in points as Indiana’s Killingsworth leads the contingent with 14.0 points per outing. Also reaching double-figure totals are Illinois’ Brian Randle (10.8) and Calvin Brock (10.8), Michigan’s Coleman (10.8) and Minnesota’s Spencer Tollackson (10.3). Off the boards, Michigan State’s Suton is averaging a team-high 7.3 rebounds per outing.
The Big Ten Foreign Tour Team will return to Barcelona and conclude its 2005 trip against C.B. Valls Basketball Club Thursday.