College Basketball

The Wednesday scoreboard for College Hoops included:  Catawba splitting with Brevard on the road in the SAC.  In the Men’s game, Catawba won its second in a row taking a 71-63 win.  Catawba led by ten at the half (31-21).  Freshman Reggie Perkins led the scoring with 27 points, going 9-10 from the field and 7-8 from the free throw line.  Lee Martin added 15 points and nine rebounds.  Catawba improved to 7-12 overall, 4-7 in the SAC.  Brevard dropped to 2-17 overall, 1-10 in the SAC.  In the women’s game, Brevard upset the Lady Indians 73-53.  Taylor May led Catawba with 14 points and nine rebounds.  Catawba is no 10-9 overall, 6-5 in the SAC.  Brevard is 5-14, 3-8.  Catawba hosts Anderson Saturday afternoon.

Other Scores from Wednesday:  Temple 89 Charlottte 88, Presbyterian 57 Gardner Webb 54, UNC-Asheville 69 Winthrop 56, High Point 58 Campbell 52, Carson Newman 73 Tusculum 43, Lincoln Memorial 107 Mars Hill 75, Wingate 69 Lenoir Rhyne 57, and Anderson 92 Newberry 85 (OT)…In a National upset, Kansas lost for a second straight time in the Big Twelve to TCU.

Thursday night, It’s back to ACC action, with NC State at Duke starting at 9:00PM..Newsradio 1490 will have play by play coverage from the Duke network, with pregame starting at 8:00PM.  Other ACC games include:  Clemson at Virginia 7:00PM and Maryland at Virginia Tech(9:00PM).  Other games of note on Thursday:  Western Carolina at Davidson (7:00PM), UNC-Greensboro at Furman (7:00PM), Appalachian State at Georgia Southern (7:00PM), Elon at Wofford (7:00PM), and The Citadel at Chattanooga(7:00PM).