MISENHIEMER, N.C. - The Pfeiffer University Falcons defeated
Lees-McRae College, 124-65, in the Bobcats men's basketball
Conference Carolinas opener Tuesday night.
Pfeiffer opened the game on a 19-0 run before Jeremy Helms hit a
free throw and went on to score the first nine points and 13 of the
team's first half 19 points. Pfeiffer took a 56-19 lead into the
The Falcons were 59 percent from the floor and a whopping 70
percent from behind the arc, while the Bobcats were 25 percent from
field goal range and 37 percent from three.
In the second half, the Bobcats offense scored 46 points, but
Pfeiffer responded with 68 points to win the game 124-65.
Lees-McRae improved to 59 percent in the second half from the
floor and 62 percent from three, and Pfeiffer was 68 percent from
the floor and 57 percent from three-point range in the half.
Sam Youse scored 16 points to lead the Bobcats, and Helms added
15 points. Josh Kurtz and Stephen Haymer collected four rebounds,
and Daniel Sepokas had five assists.
Sixty of Pfeiffer's 124 points came from three-point range.
Lees-McRae will travel to St. Andrews Saturday, December 5th for
their next game with tipoff set for 4 p.m.