Basketball (M)

Men's Basketball Falls to Hot-Shooting Eagles

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JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. -- Carson-Newman shot 57% and claimed a 101-75 win over visiting Catawba in South Atlantic Conference men’s basketball action on Saturday afternoon at Holt Fieldhouse. The Eagles improve to 13-2 overall and 5-2 in the SAC. The Catawba Indians fall to 3-9 and 0-7.

Jerrin Morrison led Catawba with 17 points, while RJ Robinson came off the bench to score 16 points. DJ Johnson collected 10 points. Carter Phillips picked up seven points, grabbed eight rebounds, handed out five assists and recorded six steals.

Charles Clark had a big game for the Eagles, tossing in 30 points as he went 10-of-15 from the field and 7-for-11 behind the arc. Malik Abraham scored 20 off the bench, while Josh Murray had 15.

Carson-Newman started the game with a 9-2 run and never trailed. A 10-0 run increased the lead to 37-19 with 7:32 to go in the half. A three-pointer by Phillips and a jumper by Morrison got Catawba back within nine, but the Eagles took a 50-36 lead to the break.

The Eagles bridged halftime with a 12-0 run to push the lead to 57-36 early in the final half. The Eagles, who canned 15 three-pointers in 28 tries, held a comfortable lead the rest of the way.

Catawba is home on Wednesday as the Indians host Coker as part of a league doubleheader at 8 pm.

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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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