GAFFNEY, Sc – The Emmanuel Men's Basketball Lions went on the road to sweep Limestone in their second conference match, 64-57.
The Lions started out the first half with an early 12-point lead in the first ten minutes. Kendrick Colvin came out with a huge block after a layup by Brandon Simpson that pushed the Lions into that 12-point lead. The Saints gained a couple free throws off a foul but could not catch up to Emmanuel during the first half. The Lions went into halftime with an 11-point lead, 36-25.
Kendrick Colvin started off the second half with back-to-back scoring. The Lions pushed forward to keep their 11-point lead with dunk by Kendrick Colvin. The guys held back the Saints with tough defense until the Saints began to come back at the end of the second half. The Lions were far enough ahead to pull off the win, 64-57.
The Lions now hold an overall record of 14-9, with a conference record of 8-5. The Emmanuel Lions will be away at Mount Olive on Wednesday, February 14th at 7:30 PM.
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