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2017-18 Men's Basketball News

  • Bobcats cruise to a 104-80 win over Winston-Salem State Tuesday
    February 13, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team eclipsed the 100-point plateau for the seventh time this season Tuesday as it knocked off Winston-Salem State by a score of 104-80 at Williams Gymnasium. The win is not only LMC’s seventh straight but it also boosts its record to 19-7 overall, and an 11-1 mark at home.
  • Men’s Basketball welcomes Winston-Salem State to Banner Elk Tuesday
    February 12, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Riding a season-high six game winning streak, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will return to Williams Gymnasium Tuesday night when it hosts Winston-Salem State at 7 p.m.
  • Bobcats drain 19 three-pointers to overcome North Greenville, 94-61
    February 10, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team had the magic touch from beyond the arc Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium as the Bobcats connected on 19 three-pointers to knock off North Greenville, 94-61. The win is the sixth straight for Lees-McRae, and it moves the team’s record to 18-7 overall and 12-4 in conference play.
  • Bobcats break single-season wins record with a 93-79 triumph at Southern Wesleyan
    February 06, 2018
    CENTRAL, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team picked up a historic 93-79 victory at Southern Wesleyan Tuesday night. The victory is LMC’s 17th of the season, which sets a new single-season win record for the program. Additionally, the victory also boosts Lees-McRae within a half game of league leader Mount Olive with three weeks remaining in the regular season.
  • Men’s Basketball looks to keep win streak going against Southern Wesleyan and North Greenville
    February 05, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Needing just one more victory to break the program’s single season wins record, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to make some history this week when it travels to Southern Wesleyan on Tuesday before hosting North Greenville on Saturday. Tuesday’s game is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday’s game will begin at 4 p.m.
  • Bobcats tie program’s single season win record with a 67-64 win at Erskine
    February 03, 2018
    DUE WEST, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team trailed for over 33 minutes in its game Saturday at Erskine. Despite trailing for over half the contest, the Bobcats found a way to rally and defeat the Flying Fleet, 67-64. The win pushes LMC’s record to 16-7 overall and 10-4 in league play. The 16 victories ties the program’s single season win record that was set in 2015-16.
  • 157 Lees-McRae student-athletes named to the 2017 Fall Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll
    February 01, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – 157 Lees-McRae College student-athletes were named to the 2017 Fall Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll on Thursday morning by the league office. Eight teams had 10 or more student-athletes honored with the men’s and women’s soccer squads leading the way with 19 and 18 honorees, respectively.
  • Bobcats grind out a 116-109 overtime victory on the road at Belmont Abbey
    January 31, 2018
    BELMONT, N.C. – Trailing by as many as 18 points Wednesday night at Belmont Abbey, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team made a valiant effort to not only tie the score to force overtime but also defeat the Crusaders, 116-109. The win is LMC’s 15th of the season making its record 15-7 overall and 9-4 in league play.
  • Bobcats look to keep things rolling with a pair of road games this week
    January 30, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Fresh off a pair of exciting home victories on Friday and Saturday, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to keep its momentum rolling this week on the road with two games on tap. First, the Bobcats will travel to Belmont Abbey Wednesday before heading to Erskine on Saturday. Tip-off for Wednesday’s game is set for 7:30 p.m., while Saturday’s contest is scheduled for a 4 p.m. start time.  
  • Five Bobcats score in double figures in a 105-92 win over Barton Saturday
    January 27, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – A day after perhaps one of the most exciting wins in recent memory, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team treated its hometown crowd to a victory once again Saturday as it defeated Barton College, 105-92, at Williams Gymnasium. The win boosts the Bobcats’ record to 14-7 overall and 8-4 in Conference Carolinas play.
  • Lynch drains layup at the buzzer to down Mount Olive in overtime, 84-82
    January 26, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The loyal fans of the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team were treated to not one buzzer beater but two Friday night at Williams Gymnasium. First, Donte Falls connected on a three-pointer to send the game into overtime and then Lepreece Lynch drained a layup in the final second of overtime to lift the Bobcats to an 84-82 victory over Mount Olive. The win boosts LMC’s record to 13-7 overall and 7-4 in league play.
  • Emmanuel stops Lees-McRae’s winning streak at four Tuesday, 91-78
    January 23, 2018
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Emmanuel (GA) College spoiled the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team’s quest for its fifth straight win Tuesday night as the Lions knocked off the Bobcats, 91-78. The loss drops LMC to 12-7 overall and 6-4 in conference play.
  • Donte Falls named Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
    January 22, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College men’s basketball player Donte Falls has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball Player of the Week the league office announced Monday morning. Falls joins teammate Kamil Williams as Bobcats who have been named the conference’s player of the week this season.
  • Bobcats return to action this week with three games
    January 22, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Riding a four game winning streak, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to keep things rolling with three Conference Carolinas games on tap for this week. The Bobcats will travel to Emmanuel (GA) College Tuesday before returning home to host Mount Olive Friday and Barton Saturday. The first two games this week are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday’s contest set to begin at 4 p.m.
  • Bobcats cruise to an 88-72 win over Limestone Saturday
    January 20, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Four members of the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team finished in double figures Saturday afternoon as the Bobcats downed Limestone at Williams Gymnasium, 88-72. The victory is the team’s fourth in the row improving its record to 12-6 overall and 6-3 in conference play.
  • Men’s Basketball looks to keep its winning streak rolling when it hosts Limestone Saturday
    January 19, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Coming off three straight victories over conference foes, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to make it four in a row Saturday when it welcomes Limestone College to Williams Gymnasium. The game is scheduled for a 4 p.m. tip-off time.
  • Seniors spark Bobcats to a 91-81 victory over Erskine
    January 15, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Seniors Donte Falls, Jordan Turner and Lepreece Lynch combined for 48 of the team’s 91 points as the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team knocked off Erskine Monday afternoon in Williams Gymnasium, 91-81. The victory is Lees-McRae’s third straight improving its record to 11-6 overall and 5-3 in conference games.
  • Bobcats storm back to edge Emmanuel, 76-74
    January 13, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – Trailing by as many as 10 points in the second half, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team came storming back to upend Emmanuel College Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium, 76-74. The win pushes LMC’s record to 10-6 overall and 4-3 in league play.
  • Bobcats use balanced offense to down King on the road, 76-74
    January 10, 2018
    BRISTOL, Tenn. – In search of just its second win over rival King (Tenn.) University since 2012, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team had five players score in double figures to upend the Tornado Wednesday, 76-74. The win improves LMC’s record to 9-6 overall and 3-3 in league play. The nine wins surpass the team’s win total from last season.
  • Men’s Basketball looks to snap losing skid with three games in the coming week
    January 08, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will look to snap its season-long two game losing skid this week with three games on tap. Lees-McRae will travel to rival King (Tenn.) University Wednesday before hosting Emmanuel (GA) Saturday and Erskine Monday in Banner Elk. The matchup at King is set for a 5:30 p.m. tip-off, and the two home games against the Lions and Flying Fleet are both slated for a 4 p.m. start time.
  • Mount Olive uses long distance shooting to down the Bobcats, 88-79
    January 06, 2018
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. – Mount Olive connected on 15 three-pointers to down the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team by a score of 88-79 Saturday night. The loss dips LMC’s record to 8-6 overall and 2-3 in conference play.
  • Bobcats drop a high-scoring affair at Barton Friday, 110-105
    January 05, 2018
    WILSON, N.C. – For the third time in its past five games, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team passed the century mark in points but it proved to be not enough as it fell at Barton by a score of 110-105. The loss drops to LMC’s record to 8-5 overall and 2-2 in conference play.
  • Kamil Williams tabbed Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
    January 02, 2018
    HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College men’s basketball player Kamil Williams has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball Player of the Week the league office announced Tuesday morning. The player of the week honor is the first for LMC this season.
  • Bobcats overcome slow start to down North Greenville, 74-63
    January 02, 2018
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team overcame cold shooting early in the first half to upend North Greenville University Tuesday night in Conference Carolinas action, 74-63. The victory moves LMC’s record to 8-4 overall and 2-1 in conference play. With this victory, the Bobcats match their win total from all of last season with those eight wins.
  • Men’s Basketball set to begin 2018 part of the schedule with three games on the road
    January 01, 2018
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will have a challenging start to 2018 this week as it embarks on a three-game road swing against Conference Carolinas foes. LMC will start the week with a matchup at North Greenville Tuesday before heading east to take on Barton and Mount Olive Friday and Saturday. All three games are slated for a 7:30 p.m. tip-off.
  • Bobcats close out 2017 with a 105-99 win over Anderson Saturday night
    December 30, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – For the third time this season, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team eclipsed the century mark as it defeated Anderson University by a score of 105-99 Saturday night at Williams Gymnasium. The victory boosts LMC’s record to 7-4 on the season.
  • Bobcats close out 2017 with a matchup against Anderson (S.C.)
    December 29, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – In its final game of 2017, the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team will play host to Anderson (S.C.) University Saturday evening at Williams Gymnasium. Tip-off between the Bobcats and Trojans is set for 7 p.m.
  • Limestone rallies to down Lees-McRae, 94-90
    December 09, 2017
    GAFFNEY, S.C. – Limestone College made 16 three-pointers Saturday in Conference Carolinas action to rally from an early deficit to down the Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team, 94-90. The loss moves LMC’s record to 6-4 overall and 1-1 in league play.
  • Strong Second Half leads Lees-McRae to a 102-89 win over Johnson University
    December 07, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team surpassed the 100-point plateau for the second time this season Thursday night at Williams Gymnasium as it defeated Johnson University, 102-89. The victory improves LMC’s record to 6-3 on the season.
  • Men’s Basketball preps for a pair of games this week
    December 06, 2017
    BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae College men’s basketball team has a pair of games on tap this week. LMC will begin the week facing off against Johnson University Thursday night at Williams Gymnasium before taking on Limestone Saturday on the road in a Conference Carolinas clash. Thursday’s game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start time, while Saturday’s is set to begin at 4 p.m.
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