December 19, 20151st2ndFinal
Lincoln Memorial6748115
Newberry464894
Stats at a GlanceLMUNBY
FG Percentage.657 (44-67) .398 (33-83)
3P FG Percentage.643 (18-28) .387 (12-31)
FT Percentage.692 (9-13) .842 (16-19)
Offensive Rebounds316
Defensive Rebounds3523
Total Rebounds3839
Turnovers169
Steals710
Bench Points1954
LeadersLMUNBY
PointsJalen Steele - 40
Xavier Holmes - 15
ReboundsDorian Pinson - 9
Xavier Holmes - 11
AssistsDorian Pinson - 7
Gerald Evans - 6
StealsDorian Pinson - 3
Ronell Crockett - 3
BlocksCurtis McMillion - 3
Amp Moore - 2
Newberry looks to stay hot against LMU


Newberry looks to stay hot against LMU
Friday, December 18, 2015 | by Cam Eggeman, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY – The Newberry Wolves will welcome No.13 Lincoln Memorial in to Eleazer Arena on Saturday, December 19, in a South Atlantic Conference show down. Tip-off set for 4 p.m.

The Wolves faced the Railsplitters two times last year in conference play. The first game was on December 15, the Railsplitters won 100-81. Gerald Evans was the leading scorer for the Wolves with 23 points. The second game was on Feb. 7th when the Railsplitters beat the Wolves 80-68. Mitch Riggs scored 15 in the losing effort.

Newberry will look to make it three in a row as they beat Anderson a week ago and Mars Hill on Wednesday. Xavier Holmes continues his hot streak with his third straight double-double.

INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Newberry shot 50% from the field and season best 80% at the charity strike.
  • Xavier Holmes picked up his third double-double in three games with game high 33 points going 14-20 from the field, 10 boards and went 5-6 at the free throw line.
  • Mitch Riggs finished the day with 18 points, seven boards and four assists while Gerald Evans picks up eight assists.
  • The Wolves tallied 53 rebounds, 19 assists, eight steals and four blocked shots against the Lions.
  • Newberry forced 15 turnovers during the win.
  • Mars Hill shot 41.9% from the field going 31-74.

WHO: Newberry College vs Lincoln Memorial University  
WHERE: Newberry, S.C. (Eleazer Arena)
WHEN: 4 p.m. December 19th 
LIVE VIDEO: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/newberry/  
LIVE AUDIO: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/newberry/ 
LIVE STATS: 
http://www.statbroadcast.com/events/statbroadcast.php?t=1&gid=newb