Lynchburg, Va. – Lynchburg men's basketball team defeated Shenandoah 90-76, collecting another old dominion athletic conference victory. Senior Connor Schroeder (Blacksburg, Va.) led the Hornets with 32 points reaching a new career high along with seven rebounds and three assists. Austin Wrighten (Woodbridge, Va.) played a strong defense gaining nine rebounds, two steals, and 14 points. Sophomore guard Chance Greene (Creedmoor, N.C.) was one of the four Hornets to score in the double digits with 13 points, 12 of which were from behind the arc.
Final: Lynchburg 90, Shenandoah 76
Records: Lynchburg College (9-8, 3-5 ODAC), Shenandoah University (8-9, 3-5 ODAC)
Venue: Turner Gymnasium, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Va.
HOW IT HAPPENED
The first half proved tough for both teams as they battled it out for the lead resulting in six lead changes in the first five minutes alone. During the 13th minute both teams were tied 20-20 till a 3-pt by Logan Seacrist (Fredericksburg, Va.) brought the Hornets up and then a layup made by T.C. Thacker (Madison Heights, Va.) secured the Hornets lead. Lynchburg went into the half ahead of Shenandoah 51-37.
Entering the second half Lynchburg kept up their momentum as Shenandoah tried to fight their way back into the game. Greene scored his fourth consecutive 3-pointer in the 18th minute and increased the Hornets lead to 56-41. Wrighten, Seacrist, and Young all went 2-2 behind the free throw line in the second half giving the Hornets an extra six points on the board.
Lynchburg Hornets came out on top 90-76 over Shenandoah.
The Hornets will be away in Greensboro matched up against Guilford at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 24.