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LWC Men's Basketball: Blue Raiders 100. Miami/Middletown 61

Julian Edmonson scores season-high 31 points as Lindsey Wilson Men's Basketball cruises past Miami-Middletown 100-61
Next: LWC Men's Basketball hosts College of St. Joseph's/Vermont, at Biggers Sports Center, 360 Spickard Drive, Columbia, KY at 4pmCT, Sunday, 9 Nov 2014

By Tyler Scott
News from Lindsey Wilson College

COLUMBIA, KY - The Lindsey Wilson men's basketball team sprinted past Miami-Middletown (Ohio) 100-61 Friday evening at Biggers Sports Center.

The Blue Raiders (2-2) ended the game on a 30-11 run in the final eight minutes. Lindsey Wilson scored 56 points in the paint on the night, while Miami-Middletown managed just 26 points in the paint.

Julian Edmonson led the team with a season-high 31 points on 9-of-19 shooting, including 6-of-9 from beyond the arc. Quentin Purtue, D'on Hall and Kevin Bradshaw also scored in double figures with 14, 12 and 10, respectively.

Lindsey Wilson started the game on an 8-2 run including two straight field goals made by Bradshaw. The ThunderHawks (0-4) were overwhelmed from the start and were unable to take any lead throughout the night.

The team shot 65.5 percent from the field in the first half, while the ThunderHawks shot 43 percent. D'on Hall made a three-point basket at the buzzer to give Lindsey Wilson a 49-34 advantage.

Lindsey Wilson opened the second half on a 17-6 run as Edmonson hit one of his six three-point field goals with 15:41 left in the game, boosting the Blue Raider lead to 24.

Tony Horne and Keshaun Mayfield connected on two straight field goals each as the Blue Raiders led 74-50. Edmonson later hit two consecutive three-point field goals helping the team on a 10-2 run, and 84-52 lead with 7:59 left in the game. Lindsey Wilson scored eight points in the final three minutes including a layup by D.J. Lambert to help the Blue Raiders hit the century mark.

The Blue Raiders' largest lead of the game was 40 at 96-56 with 2:04 left in the game.

Tyree Manley led Miami-Middletown with 14 points and Charon Hill scored 13.

The Blue Raiders shot 58 percent on the night including 47 percent from beyond the arc. The ThunderHawks shot 38 percent for the game.

Lindsey Wilson also had 32 points off turnovers, while Miami-Middletown had 14.

This story was posted on 2014-11-08 04:53:08
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