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2016-2017 Women's Basketball News

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    February 24, 2017
    Turnovers plague Bobcats in 88-41 loss at King (TN) BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team committed 23 turnovers as it fell to King (TN) University in its regular season finale, 88-41, Friday evening in Bristol, Tenn. Brea Forbes led all scorers with 21 points and added seven rebounds to lead Lees-McRae.
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    February 23, 2017
    Women’s Basketball closes out its season Friday at King (TN) BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will close out its 2016-17 season Friday with a road trip to King (TN) University. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. from Bristol, Tenn.
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    February 21, 2017
    Rebounding leads Barton to a 71-60 victory over Lees-McRae Tuesday WILSON, N.C. – The Barton College Bulldogs out-rebounded the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team 45-29 on its way to a 71-60 victory over the Bobcats Tuesday evening in Wilson, N.C. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-23 overall and 4-17 in conference action, while the Bulldogs improve to 17-10 overall and 14-7 in league play with the win.
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    February 20, 2017
    Women’s Basketball hits the road to Barton Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will open the final week of the regular season Tuesday when it travels to take on Barton College. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. from Wilson, N.C.
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    February 18, 2017
    Slow start plagues LMC Women’s Basketball at North Greenville, 77-56 TIGERVILLE S.C. – A slow start plagued the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team Saturday at North Greenville as it ended up falling to the Crusaders by a final score of 77-56. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-22 overall and 4-16 in conference play.
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    February 17, 2017
    Bobcats begin three-game road swing at North Greenville Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will begin a three-game road swing to complete the regular season Saturday when it travels to play North Greenville. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.
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    February 15, 2017
    King (TN) edges Lees-McRae, 64-62, at Williams Gymnasium Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – In their final home game of the season, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team nearly knocked off one of the top three teams in the conference Wednesday at Williams Gymnasium. The Bobcats, now 4-21 overall and 4-15 in league play, were edged by King (TN) University, 64-62, in their 2016-17 home finale.
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    February 14, 2017
    Bobcats close out home schedule Wednesday vs. King (TN) BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team will close out its home schedule Wednesday evening when it hosts King (TN) University at Williams Gymnasium. Tip-off for Wednesday’s contest is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
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    February 11, 2017
    Hardnett’s 23 points not enough as LMC falls to Barton, 87-64 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Breana Hardnett scored a team-high 23 points, but the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team dropped 87-64 decision to Barton Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium. The loss moves LMC’s record to 4-20 overall and 4-14 in conference play.
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    February 09, 2017
    Women’s Basketball set to host Barton Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will play its fourth home game in 11 days Saturday when it hosts Barton at Williams Gymnasium. The game, which is slated for a 2 p.m. start time, will also be the team’s annual 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
    Bobcats battle but fall to Emmanuel, 52-49 BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team rallied from an early deficit, but came up just short against Emmanuel (GA) College Tuesday night, 52-49. The loss snaps a three-game winning streak for LMC and moves its record to 4-19 on the season.
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    February 06, 2017
    Brea Forbes named Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Player of the Week HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College women’s basketball player Brea Forbes was named the Conference Carolinas Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Monday by the league office.
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    February 06, 2017
    Bobcats look to continue their winning ways Tuesday against Emmanuel BANNER ELK, N.C. – Fresh off its third straight win Saturday, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will try and continue its winning ways Tuesday when it hosts Emmanuel (GA) at Williams Gymnasium. The start time for Tuesday’s contest is set for 5:30 p.m.
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    February 04, 2017
    Women’s Basketball wins third straight game Saturday defeating Southern Wesleyan, 67-61 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Behind a 19-point, 10-rebound effort from Brea Forbes the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball won its third game in a row Saturday when it knocked off Southern Wesleyan, 67-61. It marks the first three-game winning streak for the Bobcats since the 2013-14 season.
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    February 03, 2017
    Women’s Basketball preps for a matchup against Southern Wesleyan Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team will look to keep its current two-game winning streak intact when it hosts Southern Wesleyan Saturday at Williams Gymnasium. Tip-off is set for 2 p.m.
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    February 01, 2017
    Lees-McRae downs Erskine 85-77 Wednesday to pick up second straight win BANNER ELK, N.C. – Breana Hardnett scored a career-high 29 points, while Brea Forbes added 20 points to go along with 15 rebounds to help power the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team to a 85-77 win over Erskine Wednesday evening. It marked the second straight win for LMC as it improves to 3-18 on the season.
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    January 31, 2017
    Bobcats return home Wednesday to face Erskine BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will begin a season-long five-game home stand at Williams Gymnasium Wednesday when it hosts Erskine. Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
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    January 28, 2017
    Lees-McRae uses strong defensive effort to down Pfeiffer, 56-43 MISENHEIMER, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team picked up its first win since late November Saturday when it used a strong defensive effort to upend Pfeiffer by a score of 56-43. It marked the first victory for LMC at Pfeiffer since the 2008-09 season.
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    January 27, 2017
    Slow start plagues Lees-McRae in 103-68 loss at Belmont Abbey BELMONT, N.C. – The Belmont Abbey College Crusaders used a fast start to knock off the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team Friday evening in Conference Carolinas action by a final score of 103-68.
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    January 25, 2017
    Bobcats travel to Belmont Abbey and Pfeiffer this weekend BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team will travel to take on Belmont Abbey Friday and Pfeiffer Saturday. Both games are slated for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off.
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    January 24, 2017
    Second Half surge powers North Greenville past Lees-McRae, 77-61 BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team trailed by just three at halftime, but North Greenville University outscored the Bobcats 22-7 in the third quarter en route to a 77-61 victory over the Bobcats at Williams Gymnasium Tuesday evening.
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    January 23, 2017
    Women’s Basketball returns home to host North Greenville Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team will return to Williams Gymnasium Tuesday evening to host North Greenville at 5:30 p.m. LMC enters Tuesday’s matchup with a record of 1-16 overall and 1-10 in league play, while NGU currently is 6-9 overall and 3-7 in Conference Carolinas action.
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    January 21, 2017
    Bobcats fall on the road to Erskine, 83-60 DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team dropped an 83-60 decision on the road to Erskine Saturday. Markia Stacey led the way for LMC with 19 points, seven assists and three steals.
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    January 20, 2017
    Bobcats travel to South Carolina Saturday to take on Erskine BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team (1-15, 1-9 CC) will play on the road for the third time in its last four games Saturday when it travels to South Carolina to take on Erskine (6-8, 5-4 CC). The game is set to begin at 2 p.m.
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    January 17, 2017
    Bobcats fall to Limestone, 75-42 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Sophomore Brea Forbes scored a team-high 17 points, but the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team fell to Limestone College Tuesday evening by a score of 75-42.
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    January 16, 2017
    Bobcats welcome Limestone to Williams Gymnasium on Tuesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team (1-14, 1-7 CC) will return to Williams Gymnasium Tuesday evening to host Limestone (11-3, 7-1 CC). The game is scheduled for a 5:30 p.m. start time.
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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 14, 2017
    Bobcats battle but fall on the road at Converse, 65-60 SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team led by as many as 10 points Saturday at Converse, but could not hold the lead as the Valkyries rallied to knock off the Bobcats by a score of 65-60.
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    January 13, 2017
    Bobcats hit the road to take on Converse Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team (1-13, 1-6 CC) will head to the Palmetto State Saturday to take on Converse College (3-8, 2-5 CC) in Spartanburg, S.C. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m.
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    January 11, 2017
    Bobcats battle but fall on the road to Mount Olive, 83-68 MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – Mount Olive’s Daria Simmons scored a career-high 40 points to help her team knock off the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team Wednesday evening, 83-68. The loss drops Lees-McRae’s record to 1-13 on the season, while the Trojans improve to 10-3 with the victory.
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    January 10, 2017
    LMC Women’s Basketball heads to Mount Olive Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team (1-12, 1-5 CC) will hit the road to take on Mount Olive (9-3, 6-1 CC) on Wednesday. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. from Kornegay Arena.
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    January 09, 2017
    Bobcats fall in overtime to Belmont Abbey, 83-77 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Playing in its first overtime of the season, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball came up just short to Belmont Abbey College Monday afternoon, 84-78. LMC’s record moves to 1-12 overall and 1-5 in the conference with the loss.
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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 fall by nine to Pfeiffer, 74-65 BANNER ELK, N.C. – Jordan Soares scored a career-high 18 points and Alexis Ammons chipped in 17, but those two performances proved to not be enough as the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team fell to Pfeiffer 74-65 in Conference Carolinas action Friday evening.
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    January 05, 2017
    Women’s Basketball welcomes Pfeiffer and Belmont Abbey to Williams Gymnasium this weekend BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will welcome Pfeiffer and Belmont Abbey to Williams Gymnasium for a pair of Conference Carolinas contests. The Bobcats will take on the Falcons Friday at 5:30 p.m. before taking on the Crusaders at 2 p.m. Saturday.
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    January 03, 2017
    Bobcats open 2017 with a loss on the road to Southern Wesleyan, 84-69 CENTRAL, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team lead for most of the first quarter Tuesday evening at Southern Wesleyan, but could not hold on as the Bobcats fell by a final score of 84-69. The Bobcats move to 1-10 overall and 1-4 in conference play with the defeat.
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    December 31, 2016
    Bobcats close out 2016 with a 68-46 loss at UVA-Wise WISE, Va. – Breana Hardnett led the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team in scoring for the third straight game with 15 points, but it was not enough as the Bobcats fell on the road to University of Virginia at Wise by a score of 68-46 Saturday afternoon. The loss moves LMC’s record to 1-9 on the season.
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    December 30, 2016
    Bobcats close out 2016 with a game on the road Saturday BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will close out 2016 with a game on the road at the University of Virginia at Wise Saturday afternoon. Tip-off is scheduled for noon.
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    December 14, 2016
    Bobcats battle in Bristol but fall to Young Harris, 70-54 BRISTOL, Tenn. – The Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team battled Wednesday afternoon in Bristol, Tenn. against Young Harris College, but came up short as it fell by a final score of 70-54. The Bobcats move to 1-8 on the year with the loss.
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    December 13, 2016
    Bobcats face off against Young Harris in Bristol Wednesday BANNER ELK, N.C. – With Williams Gymnasium currently undergoing renovations, the Lees-McRae College women’s basketball team will play a home game in Bristol, Tenn. Wednesday when it hosts Young Harris. The game, which is scheduled for a 1:30 p.m. tip-off, will be played at King University’s Student Center Complex.
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