November 23, 2019
Home Opener a Success as Catawba Gets 94-88 Win
Salisbury, NC -- It was a strong home opener for the Catawba men's basketball team (4-1) as they took care of business against Young Harris (0-5) 94-88.
Devin Cooper would lead the Indians with 23 points while adding 3 assists and 4 rebounds. Malik Constantine came off the bench to score 16 points.
The game was tight throughout with Catawba holding the lead for the majority of the game. The Indians would out-score Young Harris 47-44 in both halves.
The Indians shot 52% from the floor compared to Young Harris' 45%. Both teams struggled from behind the arc, with Catawba shooting 28% and Young Harris shooting 35%.
The Indians would win the rebound battle and turnover battle on the night which would come out to be big keys to victory.
The Indians play their first conference game this Tuesday when they host Newberry at 7:30 pm.
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