GAFFNEY, S.C. — The Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball team erased a 16-point first-half deficit, but couldn’t hold its lead as host Limestone escaped with a 72-70 win on Saturday at the Timken Center. The Saints moved to 6-0 overall and 4-0 in the South Atlantic Conference, while the Bears are now 2-3 and 1-2.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. — The Lenoir-Rhyne women’s basketball team got a career-high 24 points from Maddie Dillinger on the road Tuesday at the DeLoach Center, where the Bears defeated Coker 68-53 to move to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in South Atlantic Conference play. Dillinger has reached double figures in scoring in all four regular-season games this season, although Tuesday’s contest represented her first time as L-R’s leading scorer.
SALISBURY — The Lenoir-Rhyne women’s soccer team received two goals from Kara Gavaghan — one in each half — in Sunday’s 2-0 victory over South Atlantic Conference foe Queens. The contest was a second-round matchup in the NCAA Division II playoffs, with the Bears avenging a loss to the Royals in the SAC tournament semifinals earlier this month.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Paul Pierce and Antawn Jamison forged a lasting friendship when they arrived in St. Louis in April 1995 for the McDonald's All-American Game, the traditional showcase for the best high school basketball players in the country.