Men's Basketball

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    February 28, 2017
    Limestone ends Lees-McRae’s season in the opening round of the conference tournament, 68-56 GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team fell in the opening round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament Tuesday night to second-seeded Limestone, 68-56. Jonathan Honore led the Bobcats with a career-high 24 points in the game.
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    February 27, 2017
    Bobcats head to Limestone Tuesday to open the Conference Carolinas Tournament BANNER ELK, N.C. – For the second consecutive season, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will match up against Limestone College in the opening round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament. Unlike last season, however, this season’s game will be in Gaffney, S.C. and is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tip-off time on Tuesday.
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    February 24, 2017
    Second Half Surge powers King (TN) past Lees-McRae, 88-81 BRISTOL, Tenn. – King (TN) University trailed for over half the game against the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team Friday night, but it came back to defeat the Bobcats 88-81 after outscoring LMC 56-43 in the second half. The loss moves LMC’s record to 8-20 overall and 7-13 in conference play to wrap up the regular season.
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    February 23, 2017
    Bobcats look to end regular season on a high note at King (TN) Friday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to cement its positioning for the upcoming Conference Carolinas Tournament in its regular season finale at King (TN) University Friday. The game is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start time.
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    February 21, 2017
    Barton clips Lees-McRae in final minute, 85-83 WILSON, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team had an opportunity to win Tuesday’s game at Barton Tuesday with a last second three-pointer from Jordan Turner, but it was off the mark allowing the Bulldogs to hold on for the 85-83 victory. LMC moves to 8-19 overall and 7-12 in Conference Carolinas action with the loss.
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    February 20, 2017
    Men’s Basketball travels to Barton Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will travel to Barton Tuesday evening for a Conference Carolinas matchup. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Bulldogs is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
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    February 18, 2017
    North Greenville edges Lees-McRae in final minutes, 81-77 TIGERVILLE, S.C. – Despite leading for most of game, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team dropped an 81-77 decision at North Greenville Saturday afternoon. The loss drops LMC’s record to 8-18 overall and 7-11 in conference action.
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    February 17, 2017
    Bobcats travel to North Greenville Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will travel to North Greenville Saturday in a Conference Carolinas clash. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m.
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    February 15, 2017
    Lees-McRae falls in home finale Wednesday to King (TN), 98-97 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Despite 23-point performances from senior Darius Malbon and junior Jordan Turner, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team fell in its final home game of the season Wednesday to King (TN) University, 98-97. The Bobcats’s record now stands at 8-17 overall and 7-10 in conference with the loss.
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    February 14, 2017
    Lees-McRae preps for a home game vs. King (TN) Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will wrap up a five-game home stand Wednesday when it hosts King (TN) University at Williams Gymnasium. The start time for Wednesday’s game is set for 7:30 p.m.
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    February 11, 2017
    Men’s Basketball picks up a 91-85 victory over Barton on Senior Day BANNER ELK, N.C. – For the fourth time in as many years, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team won on Senior Day as it knocked off conference rival Barton Saturday, 91-85. The victory is Lees-McRae’s eighth of the season as it improves its record to 8-16 on the season and 7-9 in league action.
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    February 10, 2017
    Lees-McRae welcomes Barton to Williams Gymnasium Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will play its fourth home game in a row Saturday when it hosts Barton at 4 p.m. inside Williams Gymnasium. The game has a pair of promotions surrounding it as it will be the team’s senior day and it will also be a Pink Out game where all fans are encouraged to wear pink in an effort to raise awareness about breast cancer.
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    February 07, 2017
    Emmanuel stops Lees-McRae’s winning streak at two Tuesday, 79-65 BANNER ELK, N.C. – After winning back-to-back home games, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team saw its two-game winning streak snapped Tuesday as it dropped a 79-65 decision to Emmanuel (GA).
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    February 06, 2017
    LMC Men’s Basketball preps for a matchup Tuesday against Emmanuel BANNER ELK, N.C. – After back-to-back home victories, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will go for three in a row Tuesday when it hosts Emmanuel (GA) Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
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    February 04, 2017
    Strong first half propels Bobcats to an 82-73 win over Southern Wesleyan Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team used a strong effort in the first half to help propel it to an 82-73 win over Southern Wesleyan Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium. The win improves LMC’s record to 7-15 overall and 6-8 in league play.
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    February 03, 2017
    Bobcats will look to get a winning streak started Saturday vs. Southern Wesleyan BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to win back-to-back games for the first time season Saturday when it hosts Southern Wesleyan at Williams Gymnasium. The scheduled start time for Saturday’s game is set for 4 p.m.
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    February 01, 2017
    Bobcats cruise to an 81-66 victory over Erskine Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team cruised to an 81-66 victory over Erskine Wednesday evening. The Bobcats improved to 6-15 overall and 5-8 in Conference Carollinas play with the win.
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    January 31, 2017
    Men’s Basketball set to host Erskine Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will begin a stretch of five straight games at Williams Gymnasium Wednesday when it hosts Erskine in Conference Carolinas action. Tip-off for Wednesday’s game is set for 7:30 p.m.
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    January 28, 2017
    Men’s Basketball falls on the road to Pfeiffer, 134-92 MISENHEIMER, N.C. – Behind a program record 21 three-pointers, the Pfeiffer University Falcons knocked off the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team by a score of 134-92 Saturday evening in Conference Carolinas action.
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    January 27, 2017
    Belmont Abbey clips Lees-McRae, 78-73 BELMONT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey edged the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team Friday evening, 78-73. The loss moves LMC’s record to 5-14 overall and 4-7 in conference action.
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    January 25, 2017
    Men’s Basketball heads to Belmont Abbey and Pfeiffer this weekend BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to build a winning streak this weekend when it travels to Belmont Abbey Friday and Pfeiffer Saturday. Both games are slated to begin at 7:30 p.m.
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    January 24, 2017
    Lynch leads Bobcats to an 85-77 victory over North Greenville Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – Junior Lepreece Lynch scored a team-high 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting from the field to help lead the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team to a 85-77 victory over North Greenville Tuesday in Conference Carolinas action. The win snaps a two-game losing skid for the Bobcats as they improve their record to 5-13 overall and 4-6 in conference games.
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    January 23, 2017
    Bobcats host North Greenville in mid-week conference clash BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team (4-13, 3-6 CC) will look to snap a two-game losing skid Tuesday when it returns to Williams Gymnasium to host North Greenville (6-11, 1-9 CC). Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.
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    January 21, 2017
    Erskine downs the Bobcats, 79-66 DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team fell on the road to Erskine Saturday afternoon, 79-66, in Conference Carolinas action. LMC’s record drops to 4-13 overall and 3-6 in conference play with the loss.
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    January 20, 2017
    Lees-McRae takes on Erskine on the road Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team hits the road Saturday to take on Erskine. The Bobcats (4-12, 3-5 CC) and Flying Fleet (6-10, 2-6 CC) are scheduled to get underway at 4 p.m.
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    January 17, 2017
    Buzzer Beater lifts No. 23 Limestone past Lees-McRae, 75-73 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Donte Falls scored a career-high 31 points to go along with eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as No. 23 Limestone sank a buzzer beater in the final seconds to down Falls and the Bobcats, 75-73.
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    January 16, 2017
    Lees-McRae set to host Limestone on Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team (4-11, 3-4 CC) will look to win its second straight game when it welcomes Limestone (14-2, 8-0 CC) to Williams Gymnasium Tuesday evening. Tip-off is set for 7:30 pm.
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    January 15, 2017
    Wednesday’s basketball games vs. Limestone rescheduled to Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s and men’s basketball team’s games against Limestone originally scheduled for Wednesday Jan. 18 have been rescheduled to be played on Tuesday Jan. 17. Both games will begin at their original start times of 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., respectively.
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    January 11, 2017
    Bobcats rally from 13-point deficit on the road to upend Mount Olive, 73-70 MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team trailed by as many as 13 points Wednesday evening at Mount Olive, but the Bobcats rallied to upend the Trojans by a final score of 73-70. The victory completes a season sweep for the Bobcats over UMO and improves their record to 4-11 on the season.
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    January 10, 2017
    Bobcats back to the road Wednesday to take on Mount Olive BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team (3-11, 2-4 CC) will look to snap a two-game losing skid Wednesday when it heads to the University of Mount Olive (2-12, 1-5 CC) for a Conference Carolinas clash. The Bobcats and Trojans are set to get underway at 7:30 p.m.
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    January 09, 2017
    Belmont Abbey edges Lees-McRae, 74-71 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Jordan Turner matched a season-high with five three-pointers and finished with a team-high 19 points, but the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team dropped a close one at Williams Gymnasium to Belmont Abbey, 74-71.
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    January 07, 2017
    Saturday’s basketball games against Belmont Abbey have been postponed BANNER ELK, N.C. – Due to the winter weather in the Banner Elk area, Saturday’s women’s and men’s basketball games against Belmont Abbey have been postponed. Make-up dates have not yet been announced.
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    January 06, 2017
    Bobcats come up short in a high-scoring affair against Pfeiffer, 124-108 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Offense was not at a premium Friday evening when the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team and Pfeiffer clashed at Williams Gymnasium. The Bobcats ended up being on the losing side of a 124-108 final score. The 108 points are the most for LMC since Jan. 17, 2015 when it scored 111 points against the same opponent, Pfeiffer.
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    January 05, 2017
    Bobcats return to Williams Gymnasium this weekend against Pfeiffer and Belmont Abbey BANNER ELK, N.C. – After opening 2017 with a victory at Southern Wesleyan on Tuesday, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to get a winning streak going this weekend when it returns to newly renovated Williams Gymnasium to take on Pfeiffer and Belmont Abbey. Start times for both games are set for 7:30 p.m. Friday and 4 p.m. Saturday, respectively.
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    January 03, 2017
    Balanced Attack leads Lees-McRae to a victory at Southern Wesleyan, 93-64 CENTRAL, S.C. – Eleven different players from the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team scored at least two points in a 93-64 victory over Southern Wesleyan Tuesday evening. The victory not only snaps a three-game losing skid for the Bobcats but it also improves their record to 3-9 overall and 2-2 in league action.
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    December 21, 2016
    Lees-McRae Named Finalist for 2017 Division II Award of Excellence BANNER ELK, N.C. — On Dec. 21, the NCAA announced Lees-McRae's 'Lunch Buddy Program' as the Conference Carolinas representative and finalist for the 2017 Division II Award of Excellence.
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    December 11, 2016
    Lees-McRae starts fast but falls on the road to Southern Indiana, 98-83 EVANSVILLE, Ind. – A fast start by the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team didn’t prove to be enough as the Bobcats fell on the road to Southern Indiana, 98-83, Sunday in non-conference action. LMC drops to 2-9 with the loss, while USI remains unbeaten moving to 8-0 on the season.
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    December 10, 2016
    Limestone knocks off Lees-McRae, 94-77, Saturday GAFFNEY, S.C. – Rishad Felton scored a career-high 19 points and Cedriontis Wilson added a career-best 15 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball fell on the road to Limestone by a score of 94-77 Saturday in Conference Carolinas action. The loss drops LMC’s record to 2-8 overall and 1-2 in conference play.
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    December 09, 2016
    Lees-McRae has a pair of road games on tap this weekend BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will play a pair of road games this weekend to close out the first half of its season. LMC will begin the weekend with a conference game at Limestone Saturday and will close out the weekend Sunday at Southern Indiana. Tip-off for the two games are slated for 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively.
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    December 05, 2016
    LMC’s fast start not enough as it falls to Virginia State, 97-72 BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team led by as many as 12 points in the first half Monday night against Virginia State, but VSU came storming back to knock off the Bobcats by score of 97-72. The loss drops LMC’s record to 2-7 on the season.
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