Men's Basketball

Hot start leads Bobcats past Piedmont International

Hot start leads Bobcats past Piedmont International

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team won on Saturday afternoon against Piedmont International University by a final score of, 112-73.

A fast paced game from the opening tip, Lees-McRae men's basketball did what they do best, run. After trading baskets with the Bears for the first few minutes, active hands in passing lanes led to turnovers and easy points for Lees-McRae. Following several easy run outs for layup, the Bobcats were able to control the first half and take a 17 point lead into the break. 

In the second half, the Bobcats only increased their lead. Lees-McRae were paced by Quay Kimble and Jerick Haynes who both finished with 21 points and five total Bobcats finished in double figures. With the win, Lees-McRae improved their overall record to 7-2.

The Bobcats will return to action next Thursday when they face Tusculum at home. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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