Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Loses to #19 LMU

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HARROGATE, TN -- Lincoln Memorial never trailed in avenging an earlier upset by visiting Catawba, posting an 82-65 win in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Saturday night at Turner Arena.  The 19th-ranked Railsplitters claim the SAC Championship and improve to 22-4 overall and 15-3 in the SAC.  The Catawba Indians fall to 9-17 and 6-12.

The Railsplitters methodically pulled away in the opening half, doubling up the Indians during a 21-6 run the saw LMU go on top 36-16 with just under six minutes to go in the half.  Lincoln Memorial led 42-25 at the break, holding Catawba to just 31% shooting (11-of-36).

Catawba closed the gap to 13 early in the second half, but the Indians could not shoot well enough to hang with the Railsplitters on this occasion.  LMU would eventually pull ahead by 24.  The Indians finished the game shooting just 34% (23-of-68).

Tyrece Little (Greenville, NC/Rose HS) had a double-double in a losing effort, scoring 23 points and pulling down a dozen rebounds.  Lee Martin (Mt. Airy, NC/N. Surry HS/Hargrave) followed with 17 points and Vismantas Marijosius (Kedainiai, LITHUANIA/North Hills Christian) added nine points and nine rebounds. 

Vincent Bailey led five double-figure scorers for LMU with 17 points.  Lorenza Ross had 16 points with Dustin Craig posting a double-double with 14 points and 12 boards.  The Railsplitters shot 44% and committed just four turnovers.

Catawba is the #7 seed for next week's conference tournament.  The Indians travel to Anderson on Wednesday for an 8 p.m. contest.

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October 2

Volleyball @ Wingate 0-3

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October 3

Soccer (W) vs. WINGATE 2-1

Soccer (M) vs. WINGATE 1-5

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October 5

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 92-170

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

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October 6

Volleyball @ Newberry 3-2

Football vs. ALBANY STATE 21-35

Soccer (M) vs. SHAW 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. SHAW 6-1

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October 7

Tennis (M) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 3-4

Tennis (W) vs. BLUEFIELD ST. 7-0

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October 8

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of SALISBURY)

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October 9

Golf (W) in RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of SALISBURY) 10th of 18

Tennis (W) vs. WINSTON-SALEM ST, ppd. 5 p.m.

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

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October 10

Soccer (W) @ Mars Hill 1-0

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October 12

Cross Country Royals Challenge M-15th;W-19th

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 1) 

Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3

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October 13

Swimming Women @ Converse Invite (Day 2) 1st of 5

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 0-3

Football @ Wingate 25-35

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October 14

Soccer (M) vs. COKER 1-2

Soccer (W) vs. COKER 5-0

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October 15

Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)

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October 16

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Inv. - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 9th of 14

Golf (W) @ Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 9th of 14

Volleyball vs. QUEENS 2-3

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October 17

Soccer (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

Soccer (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 1-4

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October 19

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 0-3

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October 20

Football vs. TUSCULUM 55-37

Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-0

Soccer (W) vs. ANDERSON 3-0

Soccer (M) vs. ANDERSON 0-2

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October 22

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 1 (Marsh Creek CC)

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October 23

Golf (W) @ Flagler Fall Slam - Day 2 (Marsh Creek CC) 

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October 24

Soccer (W) vs. CHOWAN 2 p.m.

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

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October 25

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 2 p.m.

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October 26

Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 7 p.m.

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October 27

Basketball (W) @ UNC Wilmington (Exhib.) noon

Football vs. LIMESTONE 1:30 p.m.

Volleyball @ Tusculum 2 p.m.

Soccer (W) @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Carson-Newman 7:30 p.m.

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October 30

Soccer (W) SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (M) @ Wichita St. (Exhib.)

Volleyball vs. COKER 6:30 p.m.

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