Basketball (M)

Carter's 31 not enough as Men's Basketball falls at L-R

HICKORY, NC — Catawba College fell 75-71 to host Lenoir-Rhyne to open South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Saturday night at Shuford Gym. The Tribe fell to 5-9 overall despite a 31-point effort from senior forward Brian Carter (Alexandria, VA). Lenoir- Rhyne improved to 9-3. Carter kept the Tribe in the game, hitting on 13-of-16 shots to lead all scorers. Freshman Rokus Bartasius (Kaunus, LITHUANIA) was the only other Indian to reach double figures with 11 points as he connected on three three-pointers, all in the final half. Rashad Price (Charlotte, NC) led the Bears with 19 points. His three-pointer at the first-half buzzer gave L-R a 28-26 lead at the break. Neither team could gain much of an advantage in the opening half as the Bears enjoyed its biggest lead at 8-2, while Catawba held a 17-13 edge with 6:29 left in the opening frame. Lenoir-Rhyne would pull out to a 12-point lead to open the second half as Price accounted for nine points and Roman Davis (Walnut Grove, NC) six as the Bears would gain a 51-39 lead with 12:41 left. Carter would hit a pair of baskets and Bartasius canned a three to bring the Tribe within 53-46. A Brian Frasier (Martinsville, VA) jumper was followed a steal and layup by Duke Phipps on the inbounds play to cut the deficit to 55-50 with 9:56 remaining. Carter would add a layup and two free throws, then Bartasius tied the score on a three- pointer at 57-57 with 7:41 left. Ryan Pitts (Baltimore, MD) would score and Randy Mauldin (Albemarle, NC) connected for a three-pointer to push L-R back on top 62-57 and Mauldin would add two more three's to give the Bears a 70-62 lead with 2:30 to play. Kevin Petty (Sanford, NC) would answer with a three-pointer for Catawba, while Marcus Reddick (Salisbury, NC) hit two free throws with 46 seconds remaining to pull the Tribe within 72-69. Catawba elected to play for a stop, but Price broke down the defense and fed Pitts for a dunk with 16 ticks remaining. Frasier hit a layup with seven seconds to play, but Price hit the first of two free throws with four seconds left to seal the win. Pitts added 15 points and seven boards for the Bears, who hit on 19-of-29 shots (66%) in the final half. Davis had 14 points and six boards. The Tribe hit on 59% in the final half (17-of- 29) and canned five three-pointers. Both teams took care of the ball as Catawba committed just 12 turnovers and the Bears 10. Lenoir-Rhyne held a 31-29 edge on the boards. #####

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February 1

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 5-8

2
February 2

Baseball @ Palm Beach Atlantic 0-11

3
February 3

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 1 (Cougar Point GC)

Track/Field @ Maillet UNC Open

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6

Baseball @ Lynn 11-12

Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75

Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3

Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65

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February 4

Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16

Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  1 p.m.

Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd.  3 p.m.

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February 6

Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6

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February 7

Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61

Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77

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February 9

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4

Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8

Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9

Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12

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February 10

Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5

Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24

Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55

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February 12

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)

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February 13

Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17

14
February 14

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)

Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7

Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60

Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77

15
February 15

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4

Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2

Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6

16
February 16

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2

17
February 17

Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th

Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3

Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4

Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15

Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80

Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104

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February 18

Softball vs BARTON 11-3

Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6

Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13

Softball vs BARTON 11-0

Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7

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February 19

Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC) 

20
February 20

Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 2 (Carolina CC) 4th of 9

Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4

Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10

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February 21

Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3

Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59

Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92

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February 23

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)

Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 2 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 6 p.m.

Lacrosse (W) vs. ROLLINS 7 p.m.

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February 24

Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)

Baseball vs. COKER 1 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.

Basketball (W) @ Mars Hill 2 p.m.

Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.

Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.

Basketball (M) @ Mars Hill 4 p.m.

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February 25

Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.

Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.

Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.

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February 28

Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Basketball (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)

Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.

Baseball @ UNC Pembroke 3 p.m.

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