Men's Basketball Wins First Home Game

Men's Basketball Wins First Home Game

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, GA. - The Emmanuel College Men's Basketball Team took on the Coker Cobras for their first home game of the season. After narrowly defeating the Cobras by 2 points in their first meet up of the season, the Lions had a more comfortable victory defeating them 89-68 at home.

In the first half, both teams were within just a few points of each other until a three-pointer from Colton Collins (#12) gave the Lions some momentum. Emerson McClung (#3) followed up with a layup, then Jack Fitzpatrick (#15) hit another three to give the Lions the biggest lead thus far. Emmanuel went into half time with a 46-34 lead.

The second half was all Lions as they kept a steady lead over Coker and continued to widen the gap. The Lions final blow was a three-pointer from Tavish Reynolds (#33) to close out the game 89-68.

Kurtis Robinson (#2) led the Lions with 22 points and 19 rebounds, while Emerson McClung (#3) had 20 points.

The next game for the Lions will be  Saturday, Dec. 2nd as they take on Conference opponent Mount Olive at home.

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