MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Lenoir-Rhyne on 5-game win streak heading into Saturday battle at Lincoln Memorial

HobbsDailyReport.com Lenoir-Rhyne University’s men ride a five-game win streak into their next game, a South Atlantic Conference battle on Saturday (4 p.m.) at Lincoln Memorial. The Bears (13-3, 6-2) ran their win streak to four games on Wednesday in Hartsville, S.C., by beating Coker College 75-64. LRU had four players reach double figures at Coker – Cory Thomas (20 points), …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Red Hawks go for fourth straight win on Saturday

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) will go for its fourth straight win in men’s basketball on Saturday, facing Lenoir Community College on the road at 3 p.m. The Red Hawks rolled past Vance Granville 97-77 at CVCC on Wednesday to reach three consecutive victories. Sal-Bey Young (12 points, 13 rebounds), Victor Tshiona (11 points, 11 rebounds) and …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Thomas, Diallo lead Bears past Mars Hill in double OT

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Making key defensive stops at the end of regulation and the first overtime, the Lenoir-Rhyne University men outlasted visiting Mars Hill and won 93-86 in double overtime on Saturday. The Bears improved to 12-3 overall and 5-2 in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) by winning and left Mars Hill at 6-7, 1-5. LRU’s Mason Hawks hit a …

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hawks scores 20 as Lenoir-Rhyne nips Belmont Abbey

HobbsDailyReport.com BELMONT – Mason Hawks scored 20 points in his second start of the season on Wednesday afternoon, sparking Lenoir-Rhyne University’s 80-77 road victory over Belmont Abbey. The Bears improved to 9-3 and the Crusaders dropped to 9-3 after their battle in the Wheeler Center. LRU is now idle until a Jan. 5 home game against Tusculum. Hawks hit six …