Knights Tame Bobcats

The Lees-McRae College Bobcats men's basketball team fell 75-53 Saturday afternoon in Carolinas-Virginia Athletic Conference action with St. Andrew's Presbyterian College. The Bobcats fall to 5-19, (4-13 CVAC) while SAPC improves to 10-16, (7-12 CVAC).

With the game tied at six, a three pointer from Richard Stone gave the Knights the lead, and the home side never looked back. The Knights kept building onto their lead in the second half by shooting 61% in the final frame.

Stone hit 4-of-5 from behind the arc as St. Andrews made nine 3-pointers on the day at a 56% clip, leading the home side with a game high 16 points. Taiwon Grooms and Marcus Hoke each bucketed 13 points. Keith Josey was the fourth Knight in double-digits with 10 points.

SAPC made 24-of-47 (51.1%) of its field goals.

Darius Roper, (pictured top left), led the Bobcats with 15 points and five assists. Stephen Haymer grabbed a team-high seven boards.

The Bobcats will host Limestone College at 7:30pm Monday evening. The game will be the first back at Williams Gymnasium after four consecutive road games.