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LWC Men's Basketball 136. Warren Wilson 87. 25 Nov 2017

Seven Blue Raiders in double figures. Point production is new season-high for Blue Raider Men's Basketball - GAME STATS at LindseyAthletics.com
Here's the answer you're probably wondering about. See: Wikipedia entry on highest scoring NCAA basketball game ever - when 399 points were scored by both teams. CM needs help answering the other question: What is the record high score for a Lindsey Wilson Men's Basketball Team, ever? - CM
Next - Unbeaten Lindsey Wilson hosts Martin Methodist (TN), at 7pmCT, Tue 28 Nov 2017, at LWC's Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

By Charles Balcom, LWC Assistant Sports Information Director

Balanced attack leads Lindsey Wilson Men's Basketball past Warren Wilson 136-87

COLUMBIA, KY - (Sat 25 Nov 2017) Seven Blue Raiders scored in double figures as the Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team raced past Warren Wilson (NC) 136-87 on Saturday night at Biggers Sports Center.


The 136 points are a new season-high for the Blue Raiders.

Bryan Wallace led the way in scoring with a career-high 29 points on 9-of-12 shooting and an 8-for-8 mark from the charity stripe. Kel Stotts also posted a new career-high with 26 points, hitting five three pointers in the process. Can Oztamur set a career-high with 20 points, while Charles Sutton and Allen Costley both set season-highs with 18 and 17 points, respectively.

Sutton finished one rebound and one assist shy of a triple-double. Nic Brown posted his third double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 rebounds, while Jordan Hamlette was the final Blue Raider in double figures with 11.

No. 21-ranked Lindsey Wilson (9-0) started the game perfect, scoring the first 15 points of the contest and making their first 10 shots from the floor to take a 21-6 lead just under six minutes into the contest. The Blue Raiders continued to lead by double digits until Warren Wilson (4-4) trimmed it back to single digits at 30-21 with 9:26 to go in the opening half. That prompted a 13-5 run that lasted just under 2-1/2 minutes from Lindsey Wilson to extend the lead to 43-26 with a little over seven minutes to go.

Warren Wilson was unable to cut it back to single digits again as the Blue Raiders built as large as a 23-point lead following a pair of Costley free throws with 34 seconds to go in the half.

Lindsey Wilson shot 61.5 percent from the floor in the first half, hitting 6-of-11 attempts from deep with 32 points coming in the paint en route to the 65-44 halftime advantage. Warren Wilson shot 48.5 percent and hit 9-of-17 attempts from three-point range.

The Blue Raiders continued their hot shooting in the second half, needing just over 10 minutes to eclipse the century mark, part of a 36-15 run to start the frame that made it 101-59 after a Wallace field goal. LWC had multiple runs within that stretch, including 11-straight points.

Lindsey Wilson was in complete control the remainder of the game as the Blue Raiders closed out the night with the 49-point victory.

LWC dominated the game inside, outrebounding Warren Wilson 55-26 in total rebounds, while outscoring the Owls 70-32 in points in the paint. The Blue Raiders also made 27-of-32 attempts from the free throw stripe.

Merault Almonor had 14 points in the loss for Warren Wilson, one of six Owls in double figures.


This story was posted on 2017-11-26 03:13:58
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