Basketball (M)

Taylor Nets Career-High 29 as Men's Basketball Knocks Off LR

SALISBURY, N.C. -- Catawba led wire-to-wire and outscored visiting Lenoir-Rhyne 105-98  in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Wednesday night at Goodman Gym.  The Catawba Indians improve to 10-11 overall and 8-7 in the SAC.  The Bears, ranked seventh in the D2SIDA Southeast Region poll, fall to 12-7 and 7-7.

Jameel Taylor (Anderson, S.C./Hanna) scored a career-high 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for his second double-double of the season to pace Catawba's five double figure scorers.  Jerrin Morrison (Charlotte, N.C./E. Mecklenburg) followed with 17 points and while Andrew Ingram (Bowie, Md./Archbishop Carroll) added a dozen.  Rakeen Brown (Hampton, Va./Bethel/Delaware St.) and Vismantas Marijosius (Kedainiai, Lithuania/North Hills) each tallied 11 points.

Keenan Palmore led all scorers in a losing effort for Lenoir-Rhyne with 33 points.  Will Perry added 27 points and canned seven three-pointers.

The Indians built a 10-point lead midway through the first half and led 40-35 at the break.  The second half saw each team shoot over 60% and score over 60 points. 

A three-pointer by Reed Lucas early in the second half brought the Bears within 42-40 before a three-pointer play from Troy Warren (Mooresville, N.C./Lake Norman) pushed the Catawba lead back to five.  The Indians would eventually get back it a 10-point lead at 58-48 with 14:36 remaining.

Palmore reeled off eight straight LR points and rallied the Bears within two at 65-63.  Perry had a shot to give LR the lead, but missed on a three-pointer.  Catawba pushed the lead quickly back to seven after a three-pointer by Marijosius and two free throws from Taylor.

The Bears pulled within 92-90 with 2:31 remaining before Morrison hit a key three-pointer from the wing and Taylor canned two more free throws to push the edge to 97-90.  Catawba iced the game at the line, making 10-of-14 in the final 1:34 and going 28-of-36 for the game.

Catawba outscored LR 65-63 in the second half, shooting 61% (19-of-31), including 5-of-7 from behind the arc.  The Bears shot 66% (23-of-35) in the final half and were 7-of-15 from long range.

Catawba returns to action on Saturday, traveling to Carson-Newman for a 4 pm tip-off.

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«October 2017»
October 1

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3) 

October 2

Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4) 

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)

October 3

Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17

Volleyball @ Coker 1-3

October 4

Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1

Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1

October 5

Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2

Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8

October 6

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1) 

October 7

Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7

Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd

Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20

Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3

Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3

October 9

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

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)

October 10

Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17

Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17

October 11

Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1

Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4

October 14

Football vs. WINGATE 24-27

Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3

Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2

Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2

October 16

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

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

October 17

Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13

Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16

Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8

Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5

October 18

Soccer (W) @ Wingate 0-1

Soccer (M) @ Wingate 0-0

October 19

Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2-7

October 20

Swimming WOMEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 81-172

Swimming MEN vs. UNC WILMINGTON 91-164

Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 1-3

October 21

Cross Country @ SAC Championships W-4th;M-8th

Volleyball @ Tusculum 0-3

Swimming Men @ Wingate 65-177

Swimming Women at Wingate 56-187

Football @ Tusculum 40-13

Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 1-3

Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 1-2

October 24

Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.

October 25

Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 5 p.m.

Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.

October 27

Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.

Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.

October 28

Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.

Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.

Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.

Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.

October 31

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

Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)

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