Men's Basketball

  • Men’s Basketball picked to finish sixth in Conference Carolinas Preseason Poll
    October 17, 2019
    GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the annual Conference Carolinas Preseason Coaches’ Poll announced by the league office on Thursday. The trio of Quay Kimble, Jason Saintizaire and Kamil Williams were named players to watch for the Bobcats during the upcoming 2019-20 season.
  • Men’s Basketball releases its 2019-20 schedule
    September 19, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team released its 2019-20 schedule Thursday afternoon. The Bobcats are scheduled to play 29 games this season with the first being an exhibition matchup on November 2 at Division I opponent, Austin Peay.
  • 49 Lees-McRae student-athletes receive D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award
    August 27, 2019
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – A total of 49 student-athletes from Lees-McRae College received 2018-19 Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Awards Monday afternoon.
  • Men’s Basketball signs four for the 2019-20 season
    August 26, 2019
    Lees-McRae College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Hardin announced the addition of four student-athletes for the 2019-20 season Monday afternoon. The newest group of Bobcats include: Sidney Dollar (Denver, N.C.), Jackson Gabriel (Denver, N.C.), Timon Jones (Richmond, Va.) and Chris Clayton (Marion, N.C.).
  • Quay Kimble named to the All-Conference Carolinas Third Team
    March 09, 2019
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Lees-McRae College men’s basketball player Quay Kimble was named to the All-Conference Carolinas Third Team earlier today at the league’s banquet. It marks the second straight season that Kimble has been honored at the league’s showcase event after being named the Conference Carolinas Freshman of the Year last season.
  • Bobcats battle but fall in first round of conference tournament at Emmanuel
    March 05, 2019
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team gave top-seeded Emmanuel College a battle but ultimately fell to the Lions in the first round of the Conference Carolinas Tournament Tuesday night, 81-70. The loss puts a close on Lees-McRae’s 2018-19 season with a record of 11-18.
  • Bobcats open Conference Carolinas Tournament Tuesday at Emmanuel
    March 04, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to defend its Conference Carolinas Tournament title Tuesday night when it visits top-seeded Emmanuel College in the quarterfinal round of this season’s conference tournament. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Lions is set for 7 p.m.
  • Four Lees-McRae basketball players earn Academic All-Conference honors
    March 01, 2019
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College basketball programs had a total of four players recognized Friday by being named to the Academic All-Conference teams by the league office. Mackenzie Blankenship, Taylor Fluette and Brea Forbes were named to the squad from the women’s team, while Dylan Gollihar was the lone representative from the men’s program.
  • Bobcats fall in regular season finale at Belmont Abbey
    February 23, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team wrapped up its regular season Saturday night with a 97-76 loss at Belmont Abbey College. The loss closes Lees-McRae’s regular season record at 11-17 overall and 7-11 in conference play.
  • Bobcats withstand late charge from Erskine to come out on top in home finale, 86-82
    February 20, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team withstood a late charge from Erskine College Wednesday night at Williams Gymnasium to come out victorious in its regular season home finale, 86-82. The victory pushes Lees-McRae’s record to 11-16 overall and 7-10 within Conference Carolinas action.
  • Men’s Basketball wraps up regular season this week with a pair of league games
    February 18, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will close out its regular season this week with a pair of Conference Carolinas games. First, the Bobcats will host Erskine Wednesday night in their final home game of the season. After that tilt, Lees-McRae will hit the road Saturday for a matchup at Belmont Abbey. Both games are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tip-off times on their respective dates.
  • Bobcats fall to Barton at home
    February 16, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team dropped a 97-78 decision to Barton College Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium. The loss moves Lees-McRae’s record to 10-16 overall and 6-10 within Conference Carolinas play.
  • Late rally pushes King past Lees-McRae, 78-70
    February 13, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team saw a late lead slip away Wednesday night as King University upended the Bobcats by a score of 78-70. The loss pushes Lees-McRae’s overall record to 10-15 and 6-9 in Conference Carolinas action.
  • Bobcats set for matchups against King and Barton this week
    February 12, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – With the regular season winding down, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to boost its postseason position this week with a pair of critical league games on the docket. First, the Bobcats will head down the mountain to Bristol, Tennessee to take on rival King University Wednesday. After that meeting, the Bobcats will return home to face off against Barton Saturday afternoon. Tip-off times for this week are set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and 4 p.m. Saturday.
  • Bobcats trip up on the road at Limestone, 96-92
    February 06, 2019
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team saw its five-game winning streak snapped Wednesday night at Limestone as the latter defeated the Bobcats, 96-92. The loss pushes Lees-McRae’s overall record to 10-14 and its league record to 6-8.
  • Bobcats prep for key road matchup at Limestone Wednesday
    February 05, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Riding a season-high five game winning streak, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will hit the road Wednesday for a key Conference Carolinas road game at Limestone. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Saints is set for 7:30 p.m.
  • Balanced Bobcats down Johnson University for fifth straight win, 103-81
    February 02, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team scored 100-plus points for the second straight game Saturday afternoon on its way to a 103-81 victory over Johnson University at Williams Gymnasium. The victory is the team’s fifth straight and it improves Lees-McRae’s record to 10-13 on the 2018-19 campaign.
  • 167 Lees-McRae student-athletes named to Fall Presidential Honor Roll
    February 01, 2019
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – 167 Lees-McRae College student-athletes were named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for the fall semester Friday morning by the league office. The conference and its member institutions stress the importance of the motto “Champions in Body, Mind & Soul,” and the student-athletes named to the Presidential Honor Roll exemplify the commitment to being Champions in Mind.
  • Men’s Basketball returns home to host Johnson University on Saturday
    February 01, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will be back home for the first time in two weeks Saturday when it plays host to Johnson University in a non-conference matchup. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Royals is set for 4 p.m.
  • Bobcats roll North Greenville on their way to fourth straight win, 100-66
    January 26, 2019
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team rolled to a 100-66 victory on the road at North Greenville Saturday afternoon in Conference Carolinas action. The victory, which is the team’s fourth straight, improves Lees-McRae’s record on the season to 9-13 overall and 6-7 in league play.
  • Bobcats outlast Southern Wesleyan in overtime, 82-78
    January 21, 2019
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team outlasted Southern Wesleyan University in overtime Monday night, 82-78. The victory, which is the team’s third straight, improves Lees-McRae’s record to 8-13 overall and 5-7 in league play.
  • Bobcats travel to Southern Wesleyan and North Greenville this week
    January 20, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will head out on the road for games at Southern Wesleyan and North Greenville this week. The Bobcats will take on SWU on Monday at 6 p.m. before heading to NGU on Saturday for a 4 p.m. tip-off.
  • Bobcats pick up key road win at Mount Olive, 78-70
    January 19, 2019
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team picked up a 78-70 victory on the road at the University of Mount Olive Saturday afternoon. The win, which is the team’s second straight, improves Lees-McRae’s overall record to 7-14 and its conference mark to 4-7.
  • Bobcats grind out critical home win over King (Tenn.), 74-70
    January 16, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Trailing by as many as 14 points in the second half, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team mounted a rally and picked up a 74-70 victory over rival King University Wednesday night at Williams Gymnasium. The victory improves Lees-McRae’s record to 6-13 overall and 3-7 in Conference Carolinas action.
  • Men’s Basketball prepares for games against rivals King and Mount Olive this week
    January 15, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will return to action with a pair of key Conference Carolinas matchups against King on Wednesday and at Mount Olive on Saturday. Tip-off for Wednesday’s game is set for 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s contest is set for a 4 p.m. start time.
  • Bobcats fall to Emmanuel, 91-82
    January 12, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team fell to Emmanuel College in Conference Carolinas action Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium by a score of 91-82. The loss pushes Lees-McRae’s record to 5-13 overall and 2-7 within the conference.
  • Mount Olive knocks off Lees-McRae, 103-93
    January 10, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The University of Mount Olive knocked down a total of 17 three-pointers Thursday night at Williams Gymnasium on its way to a 103-93 victory over the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team. The loss pushes Lees-McRae’s record on the 2018-19 campaign to 5-12 overall and 2-6 in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Bobcats rally but fall short on the road at Erskine, 82-81
    January 08, 2019
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team rallied from the double-digit deficit Tuesday night at Erskine but ultimately fell just short, 82-81. The loss pushes Lees-McRae’s overall record to 5-11 overall and 2-5 in conference action.
  • Men’s Basketball preps for three conference games this week
    January 07, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will have a busy week with three Conference Carolinas contests on tap. The Bobcats will begin the week by traveling to Erskine Tuesday before returning home to take on Mount Olive Thursday and Emmanuel on Saturday. Tuesday’s and Thursday’s games are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tip-offs, while Saturday’s contest is slated to get underway at 4 p.m.
  • Belmont Abbey downs Lees-McRae, 83-75
    January 05, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In its first home game of 2019, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team dropped an 83-75 decision to Belmont Abbey Saturday afternoon. The loss pushes Lees-McRae’s record to 5-10 overall and 2-4 in conference play.
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