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2019-20 Men's Basketball News

  • Bobcats battle but fall on the road at Belmont Abbey, 98-95
    December 14, 2019
    BELMONT, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team battled tough but ultimately fell on the road at Belmont Abbey College Saturday night in Conference Carolinas action, 98-95. The loss pushes Lees-McRae’s record to 8-3 overall and 1-2 in conference action.
  • Bobcats pull away from Tusculum at home
    December 12, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team won Thursday night against Tusculum University by a final score of, 87-75.
  • Men’s Basketball set for matchups against Tusculum and Belmont Abbey
    December 11, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will return to action this week with a pair of games against Tusculum on Thursday before traveling to Belmont Abbey on Saturday. Thursday’s game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tip-off at Williams Gymnasium, while Saturday’s tilt is scheduled to get underway at 7:30 p.m.
  • Hot start leads Bobcats past Piedmont International
    December 07, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team won on Saturday afternoon against Piedmont International University by a final score of, 112-73.
  • Strong Second Half leads King to a 85-81 victory over the Bobcats
    December 04, 2019
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end Wednesday night in Bristol, Tennessee as King University upended the Bobcats by a score of 85-81. The loss moves Lees-McRae’s record to 6-2 overall and 1-1 within Conference Carolinas play.
  • Men’s Basketball looks to keep things rolling against King and Piedmont International
    December 03, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Riding a four-game winning streak, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to keep things rolling this week with two more games on the docket. The Bobcats will head to Bristol on Wednesday to take on rival King University in a key Conference Carolinas matchup before returning home on Saturday to host Piedmont International in a non-conference matchup. Tip-off on Wednesday is set for 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s game is scheduled to get started at 4 p.m.
  • Bobcats hold off Limestone for road win
    November 30, 2019
    The Lees-McRae College men's basketball team won on Saturday afternoon against Limestone College by a final score of 82-74.
  • Bobcats down Eastern Nazarene for third straight win, 89-68
    November 27, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team picked up its third straight victory on Wednesday afternoon as it defeated Eastern Nazarene College by a score of 89-68 at Williams Gymnasium. With the win, the Bobcats improve to 5-1 this season.
  • Men’s Basketball returns to action this week with a pair of games
    November 26, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to continue its stellar start to the season this week with two more games on tap. First, the Bobcats will host Eastern Nazarene College on Wednesday before heading out on the road on Saturday for their Conference Carolinas opener at Limestone College. Tip-off for both games is set for 4 p.m.
  • Bobcats withstand late charge from Mars Hill for second straight win, 107-95
    November 23, 2019
    MARS HILL, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team withstood a late charge from Mars Hill University and came out on top with a 107-95 victory on Saturday afternoon. The win, which is the team’s second straight, improves Lees-McRae’s record to 4-1 on the season.
  • Men’s Basketball makes the short trip to Mars Hill Saturday
    November 22, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will be back in action on Saturday when it visits Mars Hill University for a non-conference matchup. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Lions is scheduled for 2 p.m.
  • Bobcats get back in the win column with an 85-80 victory over Tusculum
    November 17, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team bounced back after its first loss of the season last night with an 85-80 victory over Tusculum University Sunday evening in Charlotte. The victory improves Lees-McRae’s record to 3-1 on the season.
  • Bobcats battle but fall at No. 7 Queens, 96-93
    November 16, 2019
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team gave the seventh-ranked team in the nation, Queens University of Charlotte, all it could but ultimately fell by a score of 96-93 Saturday night in Charlotte. The loss moves LMC’s record to 2-1 on the 2019-20 season.
  • Men’s Basketball travels to Charlotte for a pair of games this weekend
    November 15, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will be back in action this weekend with a pair of games in Charlotte. First, the Bobcats will take on #7/8 Queens University of Charlotte at 6 p.m. on Saturday before wrapping up their trip to the Queen City with a matchup against Tusculum University on Sunday at 4 p.m.
  • Bobcats down UVa-Wise 89-78 to move to 2-0
    November 09, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team followed up its victory Friday night against Carson-Newman with an 89-78 win over UVa-Wise Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium. The victory moves Lees-McRae’s record to 2-0 on the young season.
  • Bobcats post an exciting 103-101 season-opening victory over Carson-Newman
    November 08, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team rallied from an early double-digit deficit to knock off Carson-Newman by a score of 103-101 in its season opener Friday evening at Williams Gymnasium. It marks the first time the Bobcats have begun a season 1-0 since the 2013-14 season.
  • Men’s Basketball set to host Conference Carolinas/SAC Challenge this weekend
    November 07, 2019
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will open its 2019-20 season by hosting the Conference Carolinas/South Atlantic Conference (SAC) Challenge this weekend at Williams Gymnasium. Lees-McRae will face off against Carson-Newman at 7 p.m. Friday evening before taking on UVa-Wise on Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m.
  • 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.).