GMC Hoops Game Notes–Spotswood vs. Robbinsville–MSC Summer League–August 7, 2016

MONROE, NJ–In the nightcap of the GMC Hoops doubleheader at the Monroe Sports Center on Sunday night, Spotswood scored the first 15 points of the game, and led 21-4 late in the second half before Robbinsville scored 12 of the next 15 points to pull within single digits again at 24-16 with 14:09 remaining in the contest.

The Ravens were unable to get any closer though as Spotswood embarked on a 20-7 surge over a span of 10:52 to take a 44-23 lead, and went on to win, 46-29. Abdul Nieskens led the charge in the first half with three treys while JT Vento added several scores including a dunk. Andrew Fuzesi added a three late in the first half for a 24-10 lead at the intermission.

In the second half, Vinnie Guardiola spearheaded the 20-7 surge with 8 points including a three pointer and conventional three point play while Matt Vento, who had a three point play and 3 of 4 from the line in the first half, added a bucket. Derek Buhl helped set up Guardiola’s three with some great hustle. Below are game notes from the action:

First Half

18:54–SPOTS–Abdul Nieskens three off kickout by Andrew Fuzesi for a 3-0 lead

15:05–SPOTS–Matt Vento fouled and makes both FTs after an earlier score by JT Vento for a 7-0 lead.

14:08–SPOTS–Nieskens three pointer for a 10-0 lead.

13:09–SPOTS–Matt Vento fouled and makes 1 of 2 FTs for an 11-0 lead.


12:01–SPOTS–JT Vento dunk for a 13-0 lead.

11:40–SPOTS–JT Vento basket and the foul, but misses bonus FT for a 15-0 lead.

10:30–ROB–finally gets on the board.

6:18–SPOTS–Nieskens three ends 4-0 ROB run for an 18-4 lead.

4:16–SPOTS–Matt Vento three point play for a 21-4 lead.

41.3–SPOTS–Fuzesi three ends 6-0 ROB run including a layup off a back door cut and a reverse layup for a 24-10 SPOTS lead.

0.0–SPOTS–misses jumper as time ran out for a 24-10 lead.

Second Half

15:49–SPOTS–timeout after a layup by ROB caps a 4-0 start to the half for a 24-14 SPOTS lead.

14:09–ROB–fouled and missed FT, but had earlier layup to close gap to 24-16.

12:54–SPOTS–Matt Vento banks in floater off dribble for a 26-16 lead.

10:19–SPOTS–Vinnie Guardiola hits three off great hustle and kickout by Derek Buhl for a 32-16 lead.

7:49–SPOTS–steal for a layup by Nieskens for a 36-19 lead.

5:56–SPOTS–Guardiola fouled and makes both FTs to end 4-0 ROB run for a 38-23 lead.

3:17–SPOTS–Guardiola three point play for a 44-23 lead. SPOTS on a 10-4 run.

45.0–SPOTS–JT Vento drives baseline from the left side for reverse layup and a 46-26 lead.

0.0–SPOTS wins 46-29.