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No. 9 LW Men's Basketball hosts Boyce Tue 12 Dec 2017

By Christopher Coombs
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The No. 9-ranked Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team hosts NCCAA Division II member Boyce (KY) at 6pmCT, Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 6 Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

The Blue Raiders (11-0) scored 76 points on their way to defeating Voorhees (SC) 76-51 at Biggers Sports Center on December 2, 2017. LWC shot 50.0 percent from the floor as four Blue Raiders scored in double digits.

Allen Costley led the way for the Blue Raiders scoring a game-high 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the floor. Nic Brown recorded his fifth double-double of the season after scoring 12 points and collecting 10 rebounds. Brown also tied a career-high with six blocks in the game. Kel Stotts scored 11 points as Can Oztamur recorded 10.

Lindsey Wilson's defensive effort this season has guided the team to a perfect record. The Blue Raiders rank second in the NAIA in total blocks with 59 after averaging 5.3 per game as Brown has recorded the third most blocks in the NAIA with 30. LWC also rank sixth in the NAIA in total steals with 123 after averaging 11.1 per game so far this season. Bryan Wallace leads the NAIA in total steals with 39 as he has averaged 3.5 a game.

Boyce (0-9) is coming off 78-64 loss to Lincoln Christian as Drew McKay led the way with 22 points while two other Bulldogs scored in double figures.

On the season, McKay has led the offensive attack after averaging 16.3 points per contest. The Bulldogs are averaging 65.6 points per game and are shooting 37.3 percent from the floor and 28.7 percent from deep.

The meeting between Lindsey Wilson and Boyce marks the 3rd time the two programs have met. Lindsey Wilson holds a 2-0 advantage in the series with both meetings coming at Biggers Sports Center.

This story was posted on 2017-12-12 10:17:49
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