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Men's Basketball Downs Erskine in Conference Opener

Men's Basketball Downs Erskine in Conference Opener

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. - The Emmanuel College men's basketball team defeated Erskine College 82-73 on Monday night. This win brings the Lions record to 2-4 overall, 1-0 in conference. 

The Lions shot 43.5% from the field and put up twice as many three-pointers as the Fleet. EC showed their depth by putting up nearly three times as many points from the bench as their opponent with 39. Despite 10 lead changes early in the first half, the Lions held the lead for the latter 65% of the game.

Sophomore Isaiah Foster led the Lions with 15 points including 9 points from behind the arc. Juniors Brandon Simpson and Tyonn Stuckey each put up 14 points. 

The Lions will be back in action tomorrow, November 26th as they travel to Palm Beach Atlantic University.

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