For Immediate Release – 11/23/12 -- #180
Lynchburg Rides Strong First Half to 80-64 Victory Over Goucher
SALEM, VA—The Lynchburg College men's basketball team got off to a fast start against Goucher College Friday afternoon, riding a 20 point first half advantage to a 80-64 win in the Dick Leftwich Roanoke College Classic.
The Hornets came out red hot in the first twenty minutes, shooting over 40 percent from the field; including 33 percent from three-point range while taking a 46-26 lead into the locker room. LC played a smart, controlling game in the half, posting a 12:5 assist to turnover ratio. Junior Xavier Parham played a big role in the outburst, collecting seven of his nine assists in the half.
Richard Harris led Goucher (1-2) with a game-high 26 points.
Lynchburg (2-0) plays Johnson & Wales (RI) Saturday on the final day of the Dick Leftwich Roanoke College Classic. Opening tip is set for 1 p.m.