MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Red Hawks’ Powell on first-team All-Region X

Published Thursday, March 21st, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com HICKORY – Sophomore Jordan Powell of Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) has been selected to the All-Region X men’s basketball team. Powell, a 6-foot-7 forward from Hartford, Conn., is a first-team pick and 6-7 sophomore forward Isayah Johnson from Charlotte received honorable mention. “Both are very deserving,” CVCC head men’s basketball coach Bryan Garmroth said in a press release. …

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

Published Saturday, March 16th, 2019

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

Published Monday, March 11th, 2019

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

Published Saturday, March 9th, 2019

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

Published Friday, March 8th, 2019

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, …