NCAA DIVISION II MEN’S TOURNAMENT: USC Aiken eliminates Lenoir-Rhyne

HobbsDailyReport.com CHARLOTTE— Third-seeded USC Aiken eliminated No. 6 seed Lenoir-Rhyne University in the first round of the NCAA Division II men’s basketball tournament Saturday, winning 84-71 at Queens University. The Bears, who finish 21-10, trailed 39-23 at the half. Cory Thomas led LRU with 24 points but the Bears did not have any other scorers reach double figures. He also …

SAC MEN’S BASKETBALL: Catawba nips LRU for title; both get into NCAA Division II bracket

Big semifinal win over Queens helps Bears earn at-large bid   HobbsDailyReport.com GREENVILLE, S.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s first appearance in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) basketball tournament final since 2005 fell short of a title. Second-seeded Catawba edged the fifth-seeded Bears 71-67 at Furman’s Timmons Arena on Sunday afternoon, earning the SAC’s automatic bid into the NCAA Division II tournament. …

SAC MEN’S BASKETBALL: Bears get shot at top-seeded Queens in semifinals

HobbsDailyReport.com GREENVILLE, S.C. – Lenoir-Rhyne University’s men have an opportunity on Saturday they haven’t enjoyed in 10 years – a chance to get to the title game of the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) basketball tournament. The Bears (20-9), led by coach Everick Sullivan, face top-seeded Queens (28-3) at 5 p.m. in Furman’s Timmons Arena, a game available for viewing on …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Wake Tech ends season for CVCC men

HobbsDailyReport.com RALEIGH – A 22-win season ended on Thursday for the Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) men’s basketball team. Fourth-seeded Wake Tech defeated the fifth-seeded Red Hawks 87-65 in a Region X/District IV quarterfinal, leaving CVCC at 22-9 and with the second-most wins in program history. After the game, CVCC’s Bryan Garmroth, who completed his eighth season as head coach, …

SAC MEN’S TOURNAMENT: Lenoir-Rhyne advances, meets Queens next

HobbsDailyReport.com GREENVILLE, Tenn. – Add another feather to Lenoir-Rhyne University’s cap in men’s basketball. The fifth-seeded Bears reached 20 wins and earned a semifinal bid in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) tournament on Wednesday night, beating fourth-seeded Tusculum 70-58 on the road. LRU (20-9) battles top-seeded Queens (28-3) on Saturday at 5 p.m. in a semifinal at Timmons Arena in …