The #6 Indians moved their season record to 8-0 following a pair of high-scoring games in the Milton Johnson Classic.
On Saturday, the Indians defeated Georgia Highlands for the second time in eight days by almost the same score. Last Friday in Rome, Georgia, Chipola defeated the Chargers 92-82. In the rematch, Deyton Albury scored 24 as the Indians picked up one more field goal to win, 94-82.
Chipola, off to their best start to the season since the 2018-19 squad began the year 11-0, will host the Thanksgiving Classic at The Milt next Friday and Saturday.
Chipola vs. Andrew College, November 18, 2022
On Friday, the Indians scored the most points in head coach Donnie Tyndall's tenure against the Fighting Tigers of Andrew College. The previous best was nearly on year ago when Chipola defeated Georgia Highlands on the road, 102-64, on November 21, 2021.
Five players scored in double digits and sophomore Paul Greene picked up his first double-double in a Chipola uniform in the 108-50 win.
Chipola, who never trailed in the game, shot 50.5 percent while holding their opponents to 33 percent from the floor.
Greene's 18 points and 10 rebounds were season-highs for the transfer from Three Rivers College.
Chipola vs. Georgia Highlands, November 19, 2022
In the final game of the Milton Johnson Classic on Saturday afternoon, Chipola took a 94-82 win over Georgia Highlands College to move to 8-0 on the season.
The teams traded leads six times in the first half with Chipola taking the lead for good on a Martynas Tamulevicius put back with 1:45 remaining in the first half.
Chipola scored the final eight points of the first half to take a 42-36 lead into the locker room.
The Indians would stretch the lead throughout the second half over the Chargers and led by as many as 19 with under three minutes remaining.
For the game, Chipola shot 30-of-57 from the floor (52.6 percent) including 7-of-13 (53.8 percent) from beyond the arc.
The Indians held the Chargers to just 44.4 percent from the floor and 12-of-30 from three-point range. Seven of the Chargers' three-point field goals came from sophomore PJ Carter, who had 30 points for the game.
Hear more about this weekend's wins from head coach Donnie Tyndall.