The Lees-McRae College Bobcats basketball team will look to get back into the win column this evening when they travel to Virginia Military Institute to take on the Keydets. This will be the first of back to back games against Division I opponents on the schedule this year.
Last Time Out:
After defeating #19 Mount Olive College 86-77 on home court, the Bobcats took to the road to battle defending CVAC Champion Barton College. The Bulldogs entered the season ranked ninth in NCAA Division II, slipping to #12 at the time of the match up with Lees-McRae. The depth and experience of the Bulldogs powered the home side to a 94-66 victory that evened the Bobcats record at 3-3 (2-1 CVAC).
Tonight's Match Up:
VMI currently sits at 3-7, their record surely not indicitave of their offensive firepower. The Keydets currently lead all of Division I in Scoring Offense averaging 99 points per game, as well as three point field goals per game averaging 14.8 per game from behind the arc. On the defensive side of the ball, the Keydets also lead the nation in steals per game with an average of 16.1 per game. Tip off is set for 7:00pm.
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