MURFREESBORO, NC--The Lees-McRae Bobcats hit the road for the
first time this season, falling short at Chowan University 83-69 to
fall to 0-2. Chowan evens their record at 1-1 with the
Chowan used the depth of their team in gaining the victory over
the youthful Bobcats with three players scoring in double digits.
As a team the Hawks shot 63% from the field, (31-49) and 8-16 from
behind the arc.
Chris Kenon paced the Hawks with 23 points, while adding four
assists, and four steals. Jaleel Nelson played a balanced game
with 19 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and two steals for
the Hawks while Layth Mansour chipped in 13 points and nine
Freshman Nick DeShepper (Fishers, IN) scored a team-high 24
points while junior Modestas Riauka (Kaunas, Lithuania) joined him
in double-figures with 14 points on the night.
The Bobcats will open their Conference Carolinas schedule
Tuesday evening when they return home to Williams Gymnasium to host
Belmont Abbey at 7:30pm.