College basketball: Catawba swept at Lenoir-Rhyne

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Staff report
Catawba’s men’s basketball team ran into a steamroller on Wednesday night and lost to Lenoir-Rhyne 95-77 in Hickory.
Lenoir-Rhyne shot 60.3 percent from the floor, went 8-for-12 on 3-pointers and won the battle on the glass.
D.J. Blackmon scored 28 points to pace the Bears (2-4) in the SAC opener for both teams. Marcus Hodges added 15 points.
Rob Fields and Antonio Houston scored 21 points each for Catawba (4-3). Houston was 4-for-7 on 3s and had nine rebounds. Fields shot 8-for-10 from the floor.
CATAWBA (77) ó Fields 21, Houston 21, Martin 8, Rutherford 7, Coles 7, Huntley 5, Williams 4, Reid 3, Lovelace 1, Drakeford, Thomson, Tamer, Shoemaker, Smogner.
LENOIR-RHYNE (95) ó Blackmon 28, Hodges 15, Thomas 11, Watkins 10, Carpenter 9, Walls 6, Crawford 5, Sydney 3, Davis 2, Hathcock 2, Blachnik 2, Hayman 2.
Catawba 36 41 ó 77
L-Rhyne 45 50 ó 95
n Catawba womenCatawba’s women’s basketball team fell behind by 20 points at halftime and lost at Lenoir-Rhyne 87-66 on Wednesday.
Dana Hicks posted her fifth straight double-double to pace Catawba (3-3) in the SAC opener for both teams. She had 23 points on 8-for-14 shooting and added 12 rebounds.
Nisha Long scored 12 points, while Kisha Long had 10.
Brittany Mitch led the 23rd-ranked Bears with 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists. L-R (4-1) broke the game open with a spree late in the first half.
The Bears outscored Catawba 27-9 from the 3-point line.
CATAWBA (66) ó Hicks 23, N. Long 12, K. Long 10, Ivanovic 7, Sullivan 7, Connor 3, Dellapenta 2, Whitley 1, Welfare 1, Merritt.
LENOIR-RHYNE (87) ó Mitch 21, Rann 16, Holt 13, Sealey 10, Elkins 9, Fulmer 7, Coretta 5, Safrit 4, Moore 2 .
Catawba 28 38 ó 66
L-Rhyne 48 39 ó 87

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