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Kel Stotts leads Blue Raiders in win over Martin Methodist

LWC Blue Raider Men's Basketball defeats Martin Methodist 67-48, before hometown crowd of 130 Tuesday, 28 Nov 2017. Former Adair County HS and LWC freshman sensation Kel Stotts leads scoring with game high 20 pooints. Nic Brown and Allen Costley contribute 12 each. FULL STATS
Next: Blue Raider Men's Basketball hosts Voorhees (SC), at Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY, at 12pmNoonCT, Sat 02 Dec 2017,

By Anthony Latessa
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - (Tue 28 Nov 2017) The No. 21-ranked Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team defeated No. 25-ranked Martin Methodist Tuesday 67-48 at Biggers Sports Center.

Kel Stotts led the way for the Blue Raiders (10-0) scoring a game-high 20 points on 7-of-9 shooting and 6-of-8 from beyond the arc. Nic Brown recorded his fourth double-double of the season scoring 12 points and grabbing a season-high 14 rebounds. Brown also recorded a game-high three blocks. Allen Costley scored 12 points while Bryan Wallace scored eight and matched a season-high in assists with seven

Lindsey Wilson outshot the RedHawks (0-8) 40 percent to 35 percent. The Blue Raiders shot 39.1 percent from three and prevented Martin Methodist from making a shot beyond the arc on 12 attempts. Lindsey Wilson held a 43-37 edge in rebounds and forced 19 turnover while committing 14.

After an early 4-4 tie, the Blue Raiders went on a 10-0 run to grab a 14-4 lead. Trailing 16-8 Martin Methodist used a quick 6-0 run to trim the Lindsey Wilson lead to 16-14 with 9:49 to play in the first half. Lindsey Wilson responded right back with a 13-4 run of its own to increase its lead to 29-18. During the run the Blue Raiders hit three shots from three with Stotts making two. Leading 29-22 Lindsey Wilson went on a 9-2 run to take a 38-24 lead. Martin Methodist used a quick 4-0 run to get the Blue Raider lead back to

10 points. The Blue Raiders took a 40-30 lead into the half.

Lindsey Wilson shot 50 percent from the field in the first half and limited the RedHawks to 38.2 percent shooting. The Blue Raiders also connected on 5-off-11 attempts from beyond the arc. Costley, Stotts and Wallace each had eight points in the half.

The Blue Raiders went on a 9-2 run early in the second half propelled by two Stotts three pointers to increase their lead to 50-36 with 12:05 to play in the half. Lindsey ended the game on a 13-5 run to secure the 67-48 victory. The Blue Raiders cooled down in the second half shooting just 31.3 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from beyond the arc.

Will Smith and Jemeero Spain were the only two RedHawks in double figures with 10 apiece.

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