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January 22, 2020 | The Clarion
Levi Lamb scores 30
points in game against
By Joseph Marvin
Assistant Sports Information Director
MISENHEIMER, N.C. - Senior Levi Lamb
poured in a career-high 30 points, however,
the Brevard College men's basketball team
(3-12, 2-6 USAS) dropped a conference road
contest, 94-87, to host Pfeiffer University (8-7,
3-4 USAS) in overtime on Saturday evening in
Misenheimer, North Carolina.
The two teams battled through regulation to
a 79-79 tie before the Falcons outscored the
Tornados 15-8 in overtime to take the victory
in USA South Conference play.
Levi Lamb, a senior from Atlanta, tied
his career-high with six made 3-pointers on
Saturday night. The forward went 11-of-18
from the field en route to his career-best scoring
The output came just one game after
eclipsing the 1,000 point mark, raising his
career total to 1,035 points.
In addition to the career-high point total,
Levi Lamb also registered five rebounds, three
assists, two steals and one blocked shot in 32
minutes of play.
Cannon Lamb pulled down a team-high eight
rebounds and scored 16 points. Mike Williams
and Messiah Pankey also scored in double
figures with 12 and 10 points respectively.
Pfeiffer was led by Tyjarek Simmons who
scored 27 points. Jamaal David grabbed a
game-high 14 rebounds for the Falcons.
Brevard built a 22-13 lead in the game's
opening nine minutes, however, the Falcons
came back to tie the game 27-27 with a 14-4
run. Pfeiffer then outscored BC 7-4 over the
final four minutes of the half to take a 34-31
lead into intermission.
The second half was a tight affair with
Brevard taking the lead 79-75 with 1:15 left
in the second half following a three-pointer by
senior Demari Flopper on an assist by Williams.
Pfeiffer then worked its way back with four
consecutive free throws to tie the game at 79-
79. BC's Joshua Wilson took a shot as time
expired in regulation, but it just missed to send
the game into overtime.
The Falcons built an early 86-82 lead in
overtime before Levi Lamb hit a three-pointer
with 3:19 to play to cut the deficit to one. A
layup by Pankey cut the spread to one point
again with 2:01 to play, however, the Falcons
would the overtime period's final six points to
seal the victory.
Brevard outshot Pfeiffer 46% to 37% from
the field. The Tornados hit 12 three-pointers
compared to 10 three's for the Falcons. BCwon
the rebounding total 51-43. The game featured
10 lead changes and 10 ties.
Brevard returns home for its next contest after
three straight road games. The Tornados will
host Piedmont at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the
Boshamer Gymnasium. The game signifies
the Coaches vs. Cancer "Suits and Sneakers"
game at The Bosh.
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photos from all Brevard College events.
Levi Lamb, senior, hits his career high for the BC men’s basketball team.