Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Drops 75-56 Decision to JC Smith

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CHARLOTTE, NC -- Catawba shot just 35% and fell to host Johnson C. Smith 75-56 in men’s basketball action on Monday night at Brayboy Gym.  The win lifts the Golden Bulls to 6-3, while the Catawba Indians fall to 4-4.

Jerry Hollis scored on a jumper 45 seconds into the game for a 2-0 lead and JC Smith stayed in front the rest of the way.  Catawba hit on just 30% in the first half and were held to 21 points.  Rob Fields (Orangeburg, SC/Orangeburg-Wilkerson HS) pulled the Tribe within a point at 18-17 midway through the half, but the Bulls scored 13 straight points to take command.

JC Smith led 34-21 at the half and unlike the first meeting where Catawba rallied from the same deficit to grab a win the Bulls stayed in front by double-digits.  A three-point play by Jason Diggs (Christiansburg, VA/Christiansburg HS) with 13:06 remaining got Catawba as close as it would get in the final half at 45-34.  JSCU followed with a 12-1 run to regain command.

Ryan Scott, with 15 points, led four Bulls in double figures.  Hollis added 14, while Edmund Rainey came off the bench to post a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds.  Antonio Houston (Charlotte, NC/E. Mecklenburg) led Catawba with nine points, ending a stretch of 24 straight double-figure scoring games for the sophomore.  Catawba failed to have a player reach double figures for the first time since 1997 in a loss to Presbyterian. 

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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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