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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«October 2016»
October 1

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone XC Classic W-1st; M-2nd

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 3-2

Soccer (W) vs. BREVARD 2-0

Football @ Newberry 14-35

Soccer (M) vs. BREVARD 1-0

October 3

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 4

Golf (M) @ MB Intercollegiate (Ocean Ridge GC) 8th of 16

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 6-3

Tennis (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 1-8

Soccer (M) @ Queens 2-1

Soccer (W) @ Queens 0-1

October 7

Swimming MEN vs. LIMESTONE 127-131

Swimming WOMEN vs. LIMESTONE 74-145

Cross Country @ Queens Invitational W-16th; M-21st

Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 3-1

October 8

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 0-6

Football vs. LIMESTONE 0-6

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 1-0

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 3-2

October 10

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 11

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV. (CC of SALISBURY) 12th of 15

Golf (M) @ State Farm Inv. (Woodlake CC) 11th of 15

October 12

Soccer (W) vs. SAINT LEO 1-4

Soccer (M) @ Lees-McRae 3-2

October 13

Tennis (W) @ Lees-McRae 9-0

Tennis (M) @ Lees-McRae 7-2

October 14

Volleyball vs. BREVARD (Dig Pink Match) 3-1

October 15

Football @ Mars Hill 33-22

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 1-1

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-1

October 16

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 17

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

October 18

Golf (W) @ LeeAnn Noble Memorial (Achasta GC) 11th of 13

Volleyball @ Queens 1-3

October 19

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 0-2

October 22

Cross Country @ SAC Championships (Newberry) W-4th, M-7th

Swimming @ East Carolina w/Campbell 1 p.m.

Football @ UNC Pembroke 31-41

Volleyball @ Wingate 1-3

October 23

Soccer (W) @ Tusculum 0-2

Soccer (M) @ Tusculum 3-0

October 25

Volleyball @ Coker 6 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Limestone 7 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 7:30 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 3 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 5:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 7 p.m.

October 29

Football vs. BREVARD (HC) 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.


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