Score: Lynchburg 78, Virginia Wesleyan 72
Location: Lynchburg, Va. (Turner Gymnasium)
Records: Lynchburg (14-9, 8-6), Va. Wesleyan (15-8, 8-6)
40 Minutes Later
The Hornets started the game strong taking an early lead and holding on until the end and staved off a late surge in the second half, defeating Va. Wesleyan 78-72.
-Senior Zack Burnett led the Hornets in scoring with 18 points, going 5-6 (83%) from the free throw line
-Helping dominate the court with 12 points, nine rebounds, and six assists was senior Jay Allen
- Despite being out rebounded 48-38, the Hornets caused 13 turnovers and outshot the Marlins
Beyond the Stat Sheet
- Sophomore Austin Wrighten sparked the crowed with a monster dunk with 2:45 left in the first half
- This is the first game all season that the Hornets had five players score in the double digits
-Lynchburg now sits tied for fourth place with Virginia Wesleyan in the conference with just two games remaining
A Look Ahead
The Hornets will travel to Hampden-Sydney Va. on Wednesday, Feb. 15th for a tilt with Hampden-Sydney College at 7 p.m.