Men's Basketball

2012-2013 Men's Basketball News

  • Trio signs with Lees-McRae
    May 28, 2013
    Trio signs with Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Darius Smith (Woodridge, Va.), Logan Chaucer (Wilmington, N.C.), and Marcus Hash (Wytheville, Va.) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s basketball in the fall of 2013, announced head coach Steve Hardin Tuesday.
  • Brandon Rosser named assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae
    May 23, 2013
    Brandon Rosser named assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Brandon Rosser has been named the new assistant men’s basketball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Steve Hardin Thursday.
  • Gaither and Arnold ink with Lees-McRae
    May 20, 2013
    Gaither and Arnold ink with Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Josh Gaither (Statesville, N.C.) and Chase Arnold (Kingsport, Tenn.) have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s basketball in the fall of 2013, joining an already strong recruiting class, announced head coach Steve Hardin Monday.
  • Malbon and Chambers sign with Lees-McRae
    May 15, 2013
    Malbon and Chambers sign with Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Daruis Malbon and Mike Chambers have signed National Letters of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s basketball during the 2013-2014 academic year, announced head coach Steve Hardin Wednesday.
  • Sepokas nets game-high 28 for Bobcats in regular season finale
    March 01, 2013
    Sepokas nets game-high 28 for Bobcats in regular season finale BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) poured in a game-high 28 points, including 18 in the first half, to lead the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team on Friday evening in Williams Gymnasium, as the Bobcats fell to Limestone College by a score of 76-59 in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Bobcats surge to 87-78 win over North Greenville
    February 26, 2013
    Bobcats surge to 87-78 win over North Greenville TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team placed four players in double figures, and rode a 21-8 run to open the second half en route to an 87-78 victory over North Greenville University in Conference Carolinas play on Tuesday evening.
  • First-half surge lifts Abbey to 92-65 victory over Bobcats
    February 23, 2013
    First-half surge lifts Abbey to 92-65 victory over Bobcats BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Belmont Abbey College men's basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 54-24 margin in the first half en route to a 92-65 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Erskine holds off Bobcats, 73-63
    February 20, 2013
    Erskine holds off Bobcats, 73-63 DUE WEST, S.C. --- The Erskine College men’s basketball team placed three players in double figures and held off a late charge by Lees-McRae College en route to a 73-63 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Wednesday evening.
  • Bulldogs best Bobcats, 100-62
    February 16, 2013
    Bulldogs best Bobcats, 100-62 WILSON, N.C. --- The Barton College men’s basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 55-18 margin in the first half and held off a late Bobcat rally en route to a 100-62 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday evening.
  • King surges to 88-64 win over Lees-McRae
    February 13, 2013
    King surges to 88-64 win over Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The King College men’s basketball team placed four players in double figures, and outscored Lees-McRae College by a 53-30 margin in the second half en route to an 88-64 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Wednesday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Bobcats surge to 83-60 win over Pfeiffer
    February 02, 2013
    Bobcats surge to 83-60 win over Pfeiffer BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team placed five players in double figures en route to an 83-60 win over Pfeiffer University in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday afternoon in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Strong first half lifts Trojans over Bobcats, 95-64
    February 02, 2013
    Strong first half lifts Trojans over Bobcats, 95-64 MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- The Mount Olive College men’s basketball team placed four players in double figures, and outscored Lees-McRae College by a 57-34 margin in the first half en route to a 95-64 victory in Conference Carolinas on Saturday evening.
  • Sepokas nets game-high 28, Saints surge past Bobcats, 90-73
    January 31, 2013
    Sepokas nets game-high 28, Saints surge past Bobcats, 90-73 GAFFNEY, S.C. --- Senior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) poured in a game-high 28 points on Thursday evening, becoming the seventh player in program history to surpass the 1,100-point plateau, as the Limestone College men’s basketball team placed five players in double figures en route to a 90-73 victory over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Meet the Coaches: Mac sits down with JT Blair
    January 28, 2013
    Meet the Coaches: Mac sits down with JT Blair BANNER ELK, N.C. --- We want you to get to know our staff better Bobcat Nation! With many new faces on staff this year, Lees-McRae College Director of Athletics Craig McPhail continues our Meet the Coaches series by sitting down with JT Blair, first-year assistant coach with the men's basketball program. The Bobcats' Meet the Coaches series aims to help you, Bobcat Nation, learn more about the people behind the scenes and on the sidelines guiding our student-athletes through their experience in collegiate athletics.
  • Crusaders scratch Bobcats, 98-74
    January 26, 2013
    Crusaders scratch Bobcats, 98-74 BELMONT, N.C. --- The Belmont Abbey College men’s basketball team placed four players in double figures and shot 54.7 percent from the field en route to a 98-74 victory over Lees-McRae College in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday evening.
  • Fleet hold off Bobcats, 68-56, in defensive battle
    January 24, 2013
    Fleet hold off Bobcats, 68-56, in defensive battle BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Erskine College men’s basketball team weathered a late 12-4 run and a stifling defensive effort by Lees-McRae College en route to a hard-fought 68-56 victory over the Bobcats in Conference Carolinas play on Thursday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • King bests Bobcats, 72-48
    January 21, 2013
    King bests Bobcats, 72-48 BRISTOL, Tenn. --- The King College men’s basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 44-32 margin in the second half behind a double-double from Jason Seymore en route to a 72-48 win in Conference Carolinas play on Monday evening.
  • Bobcats hold off Cobras, 60-58
    January 19, 2013
    Bobcats hold off Cobras, 60-58 HARTSVILLE, S.C. --- Sophomore Asad Lamot (Mebane, N.C.) scored 13 points to lead the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team to a narrow 60-58 victory over Coker College on Saturday afternoon, as the Bobcats held off a late Cobra rally in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Crusaders hold off Bobcats, 84-69
    January 16, 2013
    Crusaders hold off Bobcats, 84-69 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The North Greenville University men’s basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 50-31 margin in the first half, and held off a late Bobcat rally en route to an 84-69 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Wednesday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Queens rallies past Bobcats, 69-53
    January 12, 2013
    Queens rallies past Bobcats, 69-53 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Antonio Stabler posted a double-double with game-highs of 27 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Queens University of Charlotte men’s basketball team to a 69-53 come-from-behind victory over Lees-McRae College on Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Second half run pushes Spartans past Bobcats in exhibition
    January 09, 2013
    Second half run pushes Spartans past Bobcats in exhibition GREENSBORO, N.C. --- Senior DJ Brown (Anderson, S.C.) poured in a squad-high 15 points to pace the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team on Wednesday evening, as the University of North Carolina at Greensboro defeated the Bobcats by an 86-47 margin in an exhibition at the Greensboro Coliseum.
  • Sepokas notches 1,000th career point in setback to Mount Olive
    January 05, 2013
    Sepokas notches 1,000th career point in setback to Mount Olive BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae College senior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) poured in a team-high 24 points on Saturday evening, becoming the seventh player in program history to surpass the 1,000-point plateau in his career as Mount Olive College placed four players in double figures en route to a 112-70 victory over the Bobcats in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Pioneers edge Bobcats with late run, 70-63
    January 02, 2013
    Pioneers edge Bobcats with late run, 70-63 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Tusculum College men’s basketball team utilized a 15-6 run late in the second half, rallying from a five-point deficit to edge Lees-McRae College by a 70-63 margin in non-conference play on Wednesday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Brevard outlasts Bobcats in shootout, 109-100
    December 08, 2012
    Brevard outlasts Bobcats in shootout, 109-100 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Three players scored at least 20 points to lead the Brevard College men’s basketball team to a 109-100 shootout win over Lees-McRae College in non-conference play on Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium, as the Tornados outscored the Bobcats by a 53-45 margin in the first half.
  • Meet the Coaches: Mac sits down with Marcus Wilmoth
    December 07, 2012
    Meet the Coaches: Mac sits down with Marcus Wilmoth BANNER ELK, N.C. --- We want you to get to know our staff better Bobcat Nation! With many new faces on the staff this year, Lees-McRae College Director of Athletics Craig McPhail has sat down with first-year men’s basketball assistant Marcus Wilmoth in the first installment of the Bobcats’ Meet the Coaches series, which aims to help you, Bobcat Nation, learn more about the people behind the scenes and on the sidelines guiding our student-athletes through their experience in collegiate athletics.
  • Late surge pushes Bears over Bobcats, 87-69
    December 06, 2012
    Late surge pushes Bears over Bobcats, 87-69 HICKORY, N.C. --- Matt Kunz posted a double-double with game-highs of 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lenoir-Rhyne University men’s basketball team to an 87-69 win over visiting Lees-McRae College in non-conference play on Thursday evening.
  • Cobras bite Bobcats, 80-78, on double OT buzzer-beater
    December 01, 2012
    Cobras bite Bobcats, 80-78, on double OT buzzer-beater BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Andrew Morris banked in a buzzer-beating layup in the second overtime period Saturday evening in Williams Gymnasium to lead the Coker College men’s basketball team to an 80-78 win in Conference Carolinas play, after battling back from a 14-point deficit late in the second half.
  • No. 11 Bulldogs surge past Bobcats in second half
    November 27, 2012
    No. 11 Bulldogs surge past Bobcats in second half BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The No. 11 Barton College men’s basketball team closed out the first half on a 20-6 run, and outscored Lees-McRae College by a 57-39 margin in the second half en route to a 94-63 win in Conference Carolinas play on Tuesday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Falcons hold off late rally, edge Bobcats 87-83
    November 20, 2012
    Falcons hold off late rally, edge Bobcats 87-83 MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- The Pfeiffer University men’s basketball team outscored visiting Lees-McRae College by a 54-40 margin in the first half, and held off a furious second-half rally by the Bobcats en route to a narrow 87-83 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Tuesday evening.
  • First half surge pushes Royals past Bobcats, 89-62
    November 17, 2012
    First half surge pushes Royals past Bobcats, 89-62 CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- The Queens University of Charlotte men’s basketball team outscored Lees-McRae College by a 48-25 margin in the first half and held the Bobcats to a field goal percentage of 27.5 percent en route to an 89-62 victory in Conference Carolinas play on Saturday evening.
  • Catawba holds off Bobcats, 83-62
    November 14, 2012
    Catawba holds off Bobcats, 83-62 SALISBURY, N.C. --- The Catawba College men’s basketball team placed three players in double figures, and outscored visiting Lees-McRae College by a 43-28 margin in the first half en route to an 83-62 win in non-conference play on Wednesday evening.
  • Eagles rally from 15-point deficit to edge Bobcats, 68-62
    November 12, 2012
    Eagles rally from 15-point deficit to edge Bobcats, 68-62 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Odell Parker scored 18 points in the second half to help the Carson-Newman College men’s basketball team overcome a 15-point halftime deficit en route to a hard-fought 68-62 victory over Lees-McRae College in non-conference play on Monday evening in Williams Gymnasium.
  • First half surge pushes Golden Bulls over Bobcats, 93-79
    November 10, 2012
    First half surge pushes Golden Bulls over Bobcats, 93-79 BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Trevin Parks poured in a game-high 29 points, and the Johnson C. Smith University men’s basketball team posted a field goal percentage of over 58 percent on Saturday afternoon en route to a 93-79 victory over Lees-McRae College in non-conference play in Williams Gymnasium.
  • Bobcats volunteer at area skills clinic
    November 07, 2012
    Bobcats volunteer at area skills clinic BANNER ELK, N.C. ---The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team got out in the community in a big way this past weekend, volunteering with a skills clinic at Watauga High School in nearby Boone, N.C. on Saturday afternoon.
  • Saturday's LMC/Johnson C. Smith game moved to 2 p.m.
    November 06, 2012
    Saturday's LMC/Johnson C. Smith game moved to 2 p.m. BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The start time for Saturday’s scheduled men’s basketball game between Johnson C. Smith University and Lees-McRae College has been moved to 2 p.m., announced Bobcat Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Tuesday.
  • Bobcats out-rebound Mountaineers in exhibition opener
    November 02, 2012
    Bobcats out-rebound Mountaineers in exhibition opener BOONE, N.C. --- Senior Daniel Sepokas (Illawong, Australia) poured in a team-high 13 points, and the Lees-McRae College men's basketball team edged NCAA Division I Appalachian State University by a 45-44 margin on the glass in an exhibition game on Friday evening in the Holmes Center.
  • Bobcats tabbed 10th in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll
    October 15, 2012
    Bobcats tabbed 10th in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball program is picked to finish 10th in the race for the 2012-13 Conference Carolinas regular season championship, announced league officials Monday with the release of the preseason coaches’ poll.
  • Marcus Wilmoth named assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae
    August 22, 2012
    Marcus Wilmoth named assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Marcus Wilmoth has been named the new assistant men’s basketball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Steve Hardin Tuesday.
  • J.T. Blair named assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae
    August 21, 2012
    J.T. Blair named assistant men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- J.T. Blair has been named the new assistant men’s basketball coach at Lees-McRae College, announced head coach Steve Hardin Tuesday.
  • Steve Hardin named men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae
    August 02, 2012
    Steve Hardin named men's basketball coach at Lees-McRae BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Steve Hardin has been named the new head men’s basketball coach at Lees-McRae College after serving as an assistant on the Bobcat bench for the last two years, announced Director of Athletics Craig McPhail Thursday.