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LWC Basketball. Men/Women at Pikeville for doubleheader
By Matthew Wurzburger
COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson men's and women's basketball teams make their final Mid-South Conference road appearance of the regular season on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center, 126 Main Street, Pikeville, KY.The No. 2-ranked Blue Raider (25-0, 11-0 MSC) women's team game is first at 1pmCT/2pmET against the No. 22-ranked Bears (19-8, 7-5 MSC). Lindsey Wilson's men's team (18-9, 5-6 MSC) then follows at 3pmCT/4pmET against No. 14-ranked Pikeville.
The Lindsey Wilson women are coming off a 79-64 victory over Cumberlands (KY) on Thursday night. Kayla Richardson and Kayla Styles both set career highs in that game and scored 53 of the Blue Raiders' 79 points.
Styles recorded her 12th double-double of the season with a 30-point, 10-rebound effort. Richardson scored 23 points and shot 7-of-12 from behind the three-point arc to tie the program record for mad three pointers in a game.
The Bears defeated No. 19-ranked Cumberland (TN) on Thursday. Pikeville saw 12 of its players score in that game, led by Brianna Burbridge's 12 points.
Pikeville was uncharacteristically cold from three-point range in that game, shooting just 21.1 percent. On the season, the Bears make 37.6 percent of their attempts from deep, which ranks third in NAIA Division I.
The two teams have met 63 times with Lindsey Wilson holding a 46-17 advantage in the series. The Blue Raiders defeated the Bears 89-62 at home on Jan. 12.
Richardson scored a game-high 18 points, while Styles (12 points and 13 rebounds) and J'Nayah Hall (17 points and 10 rebounds) both recorded double-doubles.
Lindsey Wilson limited Pikeville to 35.8 percent shooting in that game, including a 4-for-23 mark from deep.
The Blue Raider men's team lost a hard-fought game to No. 9-ranked Cumberlands, 65-55, on Thursday night.
Lindsey Wilson held an early 9-1 lead before the Patriots responded with a 15-2 run. The Blue Raiders regained the lead at the 9:11 mark on a Dmitry Utolin field goal and held the lead for over seven minutes.
Cumberlands regained the lead late in the first half and was up 32-30 at the halftime. The Patriots then out-scored the Blue Raiders 33-25 in the second half.
Lindsey Wilson went the entire second half without making a three-point field goal and ended the game shooting 3-for-17 from beyond the arc.
Pikeville overcame a 13-point deficit with 6:55 remaining in the second half to hand Cumberland an 83-78 overtime defeat on Thursday.
The Bears held the Phoenix to two baskets in the final 6:55 of the game and scored nine of the first 11 points in the overtime period.
Pikeville committed only 10 turnovers in that game. This season, the Bears rank third in DI with a plus-5.1 turnover margin.
Darrion Leslie scored 24 points for Pikeville on Thursday. Leslie missed just two of his shot attempts and ranks third nationally with a 61-percent shooting mark.
Saturday marks the 68th installment of the all-time series. Lindsey Wilson leads Pikeville 36-31 but is 12-18 on the road.
The Blue Raiders led the Bears 41-32 at the half in their meeting on Jan. 12, but Pikeville surged past Lindsey Wilson in the second half, winning the game 80-69.
Lindsey Wilson held a 52-36 lead with 15:38 but went the next seven minutes without a field goal as the Bears went on a 24-6 run to take the lead.
Pikeville shot just 3-of-13 from beyond the arc against the Blue Raiders but went to the free throw line 42 times, making 25 shots.
Leslie led all scorers with 19 points. The Pikeville bench combined for 58 points.
Bryan Wallace led the Blue Raiders with 18 points on 6-of-10 shooting. The junior guard also made six of his eight free throw attempts.
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