Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball survives near 11-minutes scoreless drought and holds off LR

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba College built a 24-point second half advantage and survived a near 11-minute scoreless span to hold off Lenoir-Rhyne, taking a 65-55 win in South Atlantic Conference menís basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym. The Indians remain atop the league standing, improving to 17-4 overall and 7-1 in the SAC, winning for the eighth straight time. The Bears fall to 11-9 and 5-3.Catawba rolled in the opening half, leading 25-11 after 12 minutes. The Tribe led by 19 twice and took a 39-20 edge at the break following a three-pointer by Zach Snyder (Lexington, N.C.) with eight seconds remaining. Catawba hit on 58% (14-of-24) in the opening half with s-of-9 from three-point range. Lenoir-Rhyne struggled, hitting just 27% (7-of-26). The Indians would take a 46-22 on a layup by Andy Thompson (Poynton, ENGLAND) with 17:27 to go, but then did not score for nearly 11 minutes before a Jolly Manning (Rocky Mount, N.C.) tip-in at the 6:37 mark to keep Catawba on top at 48-43. The Bears had put together a 21-0 run to close within 46-43. The Indians had eight turnovers and missed 13 straight shots. Reggie Bratton (Charlotte, N.C.) started the L-R run with six straight points and finished with a career-high 18, hitting on 7-of-11 from the field. The Bears never took the lead, but Bratton brought Lenoir-Rhyne within three twice in the final three minutes. Helgi Magnusson (Reykjavik, ICELAND) answered Bratton twice then Snyder canned a three-pointer with the shot clock running down to push the Indian lead to 59-51 with 53 seconds to go. Catawba made all six free throw tries in the final 36 seconds. Catawba finished at 48% (23-of-48) for the game, while the Bears improved to 35% (21-of-60). Lenoir-Rhyne held a 37-35 edge on the boards and help force 20 Tribe turnovers. Stephan Hinds (Winston-Salem, N.C.) also reached double figures for the Bears with 10. Magnusson had 14 to pace the Tribe, while Ahmad Murphy (Orangeburg, S.C.) had 11. #####

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Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC),
Football @ Wingate, 48-26 WAudioVideoStats
Volleyball @ Tusculum, 0-3 LStats
Soccer (W) vs. COKER, 4-0 WVideoStats
Soccer (M) vs. COKER, 5-1 WVideoStats


«September 2016»
September 2

Volleyball vs. Lander 0-3

Volleyball vs. USC Aiken 1-3

September 3


Volleyball vs. Augusta 3-1

Football @ West Georgia 3-23

Volleyball vs. Francis Marion 1-3

September 4

Soccer (M) @ Pfeiffer 2-4

September 5

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Soccer (W) @ Flagler 2-3

September 6

Golf (W) @ Cutter Creek Inv. (Cutter Creek GC) 8th of 11

Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

September 7

Soccer (M) @ Mount Olive 2-1

September 9

Volleyball @ Brevard 2-3

September 10

Soccer (W) @ Belmont Abbey 2-2

Football vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST. 17-23

September 12

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

September 13

Golf (W) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 7th of 9

Golf (M) @ Anderson Inv. (Cobbs Glen GC) 1st of 10

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

September 14

Soccer (W) vs. NEWBERRY 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. NEWBERRY 2-1

September 17

Cross Country @ Winthrop/adidas Invitational W-2nd;M-3rd

Football vs. CARSON-NEWMAN (FW) 40-20

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 5-0

Soccer (M) @ Mars Hill 1-3

Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3

September 19

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

September 20

Golf (M) @ Queens Collegiate (Irish Creek CC) 7th of 12

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 4-5

Tennis (W) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-4

Volleyball vs. COKER 3-0

September 21

Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer, ppd. 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 3-2

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3

September 22

Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 6-3

September 23

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 3-1

September 24

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 

Football @ Wingate 48-26

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 4-0

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 5-1

September 25

Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv. (Old South GC) 

September 26

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC)

September 27

Golf (M) @ TC Fall Classic (Link Hill CC)

Volleyball vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

September 28

Soccer (W) vs. PFEIFFER 7 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ UNC Pembroke 7 p.m.

September 30

Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 7 p.m.

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