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Kel Stotts leads Blue Raiders to 107-36 v Toccoa Falls

Double figure parade includes five Blue Raiders, now 13-0 on season: Kel Stotts 23, Bryan Wallace 22, Charles Sutton 18, Nic Brown 14, and Can Oztamur 11, in lopsided victory before home crowd of 105. STATS
Next: Blue Raider Men's Basketball v Taylor (IN), at 4pmCT, Saturday, December 16, 2017, in Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY.

By Christopher Coombs

COLUMBIA, KY (Fri 15 Dec 2017) - The Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team opened up the Lindsey Wilson Christmas Classic with a 107-36 victory over Toccoa Falls (GA) Friday night at Biggers Sports Center.

Five Blue Raiders (13-0) were in double figures as Kel Stotts led the way scoring 23 points as he added a career-high six steals. Bryan Wallace finished just behind with 22 points as he tied a program record with seven steals and added seven assists. Charles Sutton finished the game with 18, Nic Brown recorded 14 and Can Oztamur was the last Blue Raider in double-figures with 11 points.

Lindsey Wilson shot 55.8 percent from the field and limited the Screaming Eagles to a 28.0 shooting percentage from the field. The Blue Raiders controlled the battle in the paint outscoring Toccoa Falls 68-12. Lindsey Wilson also won the turnover battle as they forced 36 while only committing eight and added 24 steals to Toccoa Falls' zero. The 24 steals were a season-high and one shy of tying the program record.

LWC jumped out to an early 12-0 lead in the first half. The Blue Raiders then went on a 21-5 run to increase their lead to 28 with 8:25 left in the half. Lindsey Wilson led 51-14 at the break as they shot 54.1 percent from the floor.

In the second half the Blue Raiders used an early 14-2 run to increase their lead to 65-16 with over 16 minutes left in the half before pulling away for the 107-34 victory. Lindsey Wilson shot 57.7 percent from the field.

Kevin Cave scored a team-high 13 points for the Screaming Eagles. - Christopher Coombs, writer, LWC Athletics.

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