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Men's Basketball Rolls Past Chowan, 71-61

Men's Basketball Rolls Past Chowan, 71-61

MURFREESBORO, N.C. - The Emmanuel College men's basketball team defeated conference opponent Chowan University 71-61 on Saturday night. This win brings the Lions record to 14-10 overall, 11-5 in conference.

The Lions captured the lead less than 2 minutes into the game and never looked back. A strong first half saw EC outscore Chowan 40 to 27.

The Lions continued to knock down shots and found themselves with their largest lead of the night at 57-34. Chowan would respond by improving their shooting and slowly chipping away at EC's lead. Despite outscoring the Lions 34-31 in the second half, EC held their lead and captured the victory 71-61.

EC shot 43.1% from the field and 47.4% from beyond the arc. The Lions were led by Senior Emerson McClung with 19 points. 

Next up, the Lions host King University on Wednesday, February 12th.

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