Grad/Fac/Staff Men's Basketball Spring 2001

The Ceere Squad

John Clark, Shane Conklin, Timothy DeSchriver, George Grills,
Robert Johnson, Beka Kosanovic, Daniel Sobrinksi, Michael Stocki

Championship Game Summary
The CEERE Squad 67, CK Smooth 40

The CEERE Squad, undefeated in league play, jumped to a 14-0 lead and never looked back as they defeated CK Smooth 67-40 in the final. The CEERE Squad's Shane Conklin scored 22 points, twenty coming in the second half. Teammate Dan Sobrinski added 21, including four three-pointers in the first half. As a team, The CEERE Squad was hot from both behind the arc and at the foul line.

They drained ten three-pointers and were 15-18 from the charity stripe. CK Smooth was paced by Matt Auth who had 21 points. Mike Hayes also had 11 for the runners up. The CEERE Squad's opening run was led by Robert Johnson who scored nine of his 14 points for the game in the contest's first five minutes. Matt Auth stopped the bleeding for CK Smooth with two consecutive baskets. The game then became a showdown between Sobrinski and Auth.

Auth connected for 7 consecutive points for CK Smooth, but Sobrinski drilled four three pointers in a row to give The CEERE Squad a 28-16 halftime lead. CK Smooth came out hot in the beginning of the second half and cut the deficit to 28-22. This was as close as CK Smooth would get as Shane Conklin took over and helped to seal the win as he registered three 3-pointers, four field goals and 3-3 shooting from the foul line.

CK Smooth

Matthew Auth, Ethan Covelli, Michael Hayes, Daniel Holz,
William Morrissey, Nicholas Simmons, Benjamin Stein, Idris Stovall,
Darren Wilkes