Basketball (M)

McRae and Morrison Score 18 in Loss at LR

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HICKORY, N.C. -- Host Lenoir-Rhyne used a big second half to top Catawba 85-63 in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Wednesday night at Shuford Gym. The Bears improve to 5-8 overall and 3-4 in the SAC, while the Catawba Indians fall to 3-8 and 0-6.

The Bears began to pull away late in the first half. After a tight battle for 16 minutes, LR used a late 10-2 run to lead 38-30 at the break. LR quickly pushed the lead to 18 in the first seven minutes of the second half and cruised to the victory.

Jerrin Morrison and Jon McRae led Catawba with 18 points apiece. Morrison added seven rebounds. Jeremy McLaughlin grabbed 10 rebounds and scored seven points with Jordan Barber dishing out six assists. Catawba played without starters Jameel Taylor and Malik Constantine, who were out with injuries.

Djibril Diallo tallied 26 points for the Bears, while grabbing six rebounds and posting seven assists. Cory Thomas collected 23 points and Jarvis Calhoun added 11.

The Bears shot 57% for the game and canned 62% of its attempts in the second half. Catawba hit on just 39%.

Catawba is on the road again Saturday as the Indians take on Carson-Newman at 4 pm in Jefferson City, Tenn.

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Today's Events

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1),
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne,
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 2:00AudioVideoStats
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL, 4:00AudioVideoStats

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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

Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne 

Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1) 

Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.

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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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