Men's Basketball

2014-2015 Men's Basketball News

  • Men's Basketball Announces Elite Camp Date
    June 19, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s basketball program is pleased to announce the date for the Men’s Basketball Elite Camp, announced head coach Steve Hardin Friday morning.
  • LMC Signs Dual-Athlete Frank to Hoops & Volleyball
    June 05, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Jack Frank has signed an Athletic Agreement to play men’s basketball and men’s volleyball at Lees-McRae College, announced men’s basketball head coach Steve Hardin Friday morning.
  • Anderson, Hall Sign with LMC Men's Basketball
    May 14, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Marcus Anderson and Trey Hall have signed a National Letter of Intent to attend Lees-McRae College and play men’s basketball in the 2015-16 season, announced head coach Steve Hardin Thursday morning.
  • Deniton, Moore Garner All-Conference Recognition
    March 08, 2015
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Seniors Jacquise Moore and Sean Deniton have been named to the Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball All-Conference teams, the league announced Saturday.
  • Truesdale, Deniton Swipe Conference Carolinas All-Academic Awards
    March 04, 2015
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Seniors Kabrina Truesdale and Sean Deniton have been named to the Conference Carolinas Basketball All-Academic teams, the conference announced Wednesday afternoon.
  • Historic Season Ends in Heartbreaking Fashion in CC Quarterfinal, 76-75
    February 28, 2015
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- The senior class combined for 44 points, including a game-high 24 from Sean Deniton, but the No. 5 seed Lees-McRae men’s basketball team fell short to No. 4 Pfeffier, 76-75, in heartbreaking fashion in a Conference Carolinas Quarterfinal at Merner Gym Saturday night in Misenheimer, N.C.
  • Moore Drops Career-High in Slugfest Loss at King (Tenn.), 106-93
    February 24, 2015
    BRISTOL, Tenn. --- Senior Jacquise Moore went off for a career-high 35 points while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball team fell short in a knockdown dragout physical battle at King (Tenn.), 106-93, in a Conference Carolinas game Tuesday evening at the Student Center Complex in Bristol, Tenn.
  • Pfeiffer Uses Late Run to Defeat Bobcats, 75-67
    February 21, 2015
    MISENHEIMER, N.C. --- 10 Lees-McRae players scored three points or more while the men’s basketball team dropped a 75-67 decision at Pfeiffer in Conference Carolinas play Saturday night at Merner Gym in Misenheimer, N.C.
  • Scorching Bobcats Outmuscle North Greenville on Senior Day, 79-75
    February 14, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior Sean Deniton dropped 18 points and the team shot 53.6% in the second while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball hung on to win a thriller against Conference Carolinas foe North Greenville, 79-75, Saturday afternoon at Senior Day at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Seniors Power Men's Hoops to Record-Breaking Win Against Emmanuel (Ga.), 86-78
    February 10, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Lees-McRae’s senior class combined for 53 points while the men’s basketball team made history by claiming their school-record 14th win in 86-78 fashion against Conference Carolinas foe Emmanuel (Ga.) Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Felton's Strong Performance Pushes LMC to Thrilling Win at Erskine, 59-58
    February 07, 2015
    DUE WEST, S.C. --- Sophomore Rishad Felton notched a season-high in points (14) and minutes (20) while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball claimed a thrilling 59-58 victory at Erskine in a Conference Carolinas battle Saturday evening at Belk Arena in Due West, S.C.
  • LMC Men's Basketball Upended in Physical Battle with King (Tenn.), 82-76
    February 03, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior Raul Tutton paced the team with 14 points while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball team dropped an intense Conference Carolinas battle to King (Tenn.), 82-76, Tuesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Seniors Set Tone in Statement Win Against Limestone, 78-65
    January 31, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae senior class combined for 43 points while the men’s basketball team claimed their fifth consecutive home win by downing Conference Carolinas foe Limestone, 78-65, Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Clutch Free Throw Shooting Paves Way for Fourth Consecutive Home Win, 88-80
    January 28, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s basketball built a 23-point lead early in the second half, powered by five players in double figures while staving off a feisty Belmont Abbey squad, 88-80, in Conference Carolinas action Wednesday evening at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • No. 16 Mount Olive Clips Men's Basketball in OT, 85-82
    January 24, 2015
    MOUNT OLIVE, N.C. --- Led by Raul Tutton’s 19 points, a trio of Lees-McRae seniors combined for 47 points, but the Lees-McRae men’s basketball team was clipped by No. 16 Mount Olive, 85-82, in a Conference Carolinas overtime thriller Saturday afternoon at Kornegay Arena in Mount Olive, N.C.
  • Bobcats Fall at Barton in Coaches vs. Cancer Contest, 96-80
    January 23, 2015
    WILSON, N.C. --- Senior Sean Deniton notched a team-high 19 points, but the Lees-McRae men’s basketball team fell to a hot-shooting Barton squad, 96-80, in a Coaches vs. Cancer and Conference Carolinas game Friday evening at Wilson Gymnasium in Wilson, N.C.
  • Moore Tabbed Conference Carolinas Men's Basketball Player of the Week
    January 20, 2015
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Lees-McRae senior Jacquise Moore has been named the Conference Carolinas Men’s Basketball Player of the Week during Week 10 for his efforts on the floor, the conference announced Tuesday afternoon.
  • Streaking Bobcats Push Run to Five with Selfless O, 84-76
    January 19, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- A quartet of men’s basketball players scored 12 points or more and the team shot 52.5% in the second half while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball squad outmuscled Erskine, 84-76, in a Conference Carolinas contest Monday night at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Hoops Wins Fourth Straight in Triple OT Thriller, 111-101
    January 17, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Senior Jacquise Moore dropped a loud season-high 31 points and senior teammate Sean Deniton went off for 25 while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball outlasted Pfeiffer, 111-101, in a triple overtime thriller in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • 125 LMC Student-Athletes Land on Fall 2014 Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll
    January 16, 2015
    HIGH POINT, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae athletic department is pleased to announce that 125 Lees-McRae student-athletes have been named to the Conference Carolinas Fall 2014 Presidential Honor Roll, the conference announced Friday morning.
  • Bobcats Wax Montreat in Dunkfest, 103-64
    January 15, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- 14 players scored a bucket and seniors Raul Tutton and Sean Deniton dropped a team-high 13 points each while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball team throttled Montreat College, 103-64, in a dunkfest Thursday night at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Men's Hoops Clips Century Mark in Win at North Greenville, 101-88
    January 13, 2015
    TIGERVILLE, S.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s basketball team shot an incredible 53.1% from the field and senior Sean Deniton paced the squad with 18 points while Coach Steve Hardin’s team thwarted North Greenville, 101-88, in a Conference Carolinas game Tuesday night at Hayes Gymnasium in Tigerville, S.C.
  • Men's Hoops Out Slugs Southern Wesleyan in Slobberknocker, 96-89
    January 10, 2015
    CENTRAL, S.C. --- The senior trio of Raul Tutton, Jacquise Moore and Sean Deniton combined for 54 points while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball ousted Southern Wesleyan in a Conference Carolinas slugfest, 96-89, Saturday afternoon at Tysinger Gymnasium in Central, S.C.
  • Men's Hoops Unable to Overcome First Half Deficit at Emmanuel (Ga.), 71-56
    January 08, 2015
    FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. --- The Lees-McRae men’s basketball team was unable to overcome a sluggish first half while dropping a bout with Conference Carolina newcomer Emmanuel (Ga.), 71-56, Thursday night in Franklin Springs, Ga.
  • Bobcats Upended in Physical Battle with No. 18 Mount Olive, 80-69
    January 04, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- A trio of Lees-McRae men’s basketball players scored 14 points or more while forcing 15 turnovers, but the team fell to No. 18 Mount Olive, 80-69, in a Conference Carolinas game Sunday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Bobcats Furious Rally Falls Short in Overtime to Barton, 95-92
    January 03, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Seniors Jacquise Moore (24), Sean Deniton (19) and sophomore Chad Hicks (11) dropped a season-high in points, but the Lees-McRae men’s basketball team fell in an overtime heartbreaker, 95-92, to Barton in Conference Carolinas play Saturday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • LMC Hoops Set to Host Fan Appreciation Weekend
    January 02, 2015
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- The Lees-McRae men’s and women’s basketball teams are set to host “Fan Appreciation Weekend” for their upcoming Conference Carolinas contests on Saturday and Sunday, the staff announced Friday.
  • Bobcats Dominate All Facets of Game in Win at Emory & Henry, 94-81
    December 18, 2014
    EMORY, Va. --- Senior Jacquise Moore matched a season-high with 19 points and the team shot a season-best 54.5% from the floor while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball team overpowered Emory & Henry, 94-81, Thursday evening at the John Rutledge King Center in Emory, Va.
  • Hot Shooting Burns Bobcats, 76-70
    December 15, 2014
    BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Junior Kendall Isler and senior Raul Tutton score 16 points each, but the Lees-McRae men’s basketball dropped a tightly-contested bout to Brevard, 76-70, in nonconference action Monday afternoon at Williams Gymnasium in Banner Elk, N.C.
  • Isler, Tutton Pace Balanced Bobcat Attack in W at Warren Wilson, 84-67
    December 04, 2014
    ASHEVILLE, N.C. --- Junior Kendall Isler dropped a season-high 17 points and the team knocked down 31 free throws while the Lees-McRae men’s basketball led wire-to-wire in an 84-67 win at Warren Wilson Thursday evening in Asheville, N.C.
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