For immediate release – 11/15/2012 - #172
Hornet Men's Basketball Wins Season Opener 91-74 at Methodist
FAYETTEVILLE, NC – The Lynchburg College men's basketball team tipped off the 2012-13 season Thursday evening with a 91-74 victory at Methodist University in a non-conference contest.
Senior Michael Wims scored 15 points and added seven rebounds, hitting seven of his 10 field goals attempts. Junior Manny Hernandez had 15 points, drilling five three pointers, and also had five boards. Senior post man Austin Chillemi tallied 14 points, seven boards and two blocked shots while junior guard Xavier Parham contributed 12 points, five assists and four steals.
James Whitehead had a game-high 17 points for Methodist. Bryan Hockaday added 11 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots.
The Hornets are off until next weekend at the Dick Leftwich Roanoke College Classic Friday and Saturday, November 23-24.