Basketball (M)

Graves tosses in 22 points as Men's Basketball tops LR


   SALISBURY, NC -- Catawba, ranked 13th in NCAA II, got 22 points from Brian Graves (Newport News, VA) and defeated visiting Lenoir-Rhyne 76-66 in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Goodman Gym.  The Indians improve to 13-3 overall and 1-0 in the SAC, while Lenoir-Rhyne falls to 6-7 and 0-1.         
Lenoir-Rhyne jumped on the Indians early and led 29-20 after a free throw by Marcus Springs (Charlotte, NC) with 6:31 to go in the opening half.  Catawba would put together a 14-0 run, capped by consecutive three-pointers by Jamel Hamilton (Virginia Beach, VA) and Graves, to take a 33-29 lead at the 3:20 mark and.the Indians never trailed again.

The Indians went up by 14 early in the second half, but Lenoir-Rhyne cut the margin to 59-53 on a three-pointer by Eric Mauldin (Albemarle, NC) with 5:31 to play.  Graves scored five straight points for Catawba and the Indians made 10-of-13 free throws down the stretch to hold off the Bears.

Graves led all scorers with Hamilton adding 13.  Chris Wooldridge (Norfolk, VA) had 12 points and seven rebounds.  Springs had 17 points and 10 rebounds for the Bears with Josh Rudder (Graham, NC) adding 12 and Donte Watson (Fayetteville, NC) 10.  Catawba shot 50% for the game, while the Bears hit just 38%.

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Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1),
Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 86-173 L
Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne, 151-107 W
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 65-47 WAudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 61-90 LAudioVideoStats

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January 3

Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70

Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85

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January 5

Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117

Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95

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January 6

Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142

Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136

Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88

Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101

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January 10

Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52

Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71

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January 12

Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90

Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89

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January 13

Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL  80-56

Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68

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January 18

Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73

Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92

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January 20

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Swimming Men @ Lenoir-Rhyne 86-173

Swimming Women @ Lenoir-Rhyne 151-107

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 65-47

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 61-90

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January 21

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)

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January 24

Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.

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January 26

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)

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January 27

Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)

Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.

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January 31

Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.

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