Thursday, February 15, 2007

Misenheimer, NC---Pfeiffer defeated Lees-McRae(5-18,4-12) 105-77 in CVAC men's basketball action Thursday night. The Falcons(16-8,10-7) had five players in double figures led by DeMario Grier's 23 points. Tavares Cooper added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Falcons.

Pfeiffer jumped out to an early 17-2 lead after the first four minutes of play.

The Bobcats used an 8-0 run to get within seven, 23-16, with 7:56 to go.

A Robert McGriff field goal capped a 12-2 Falcon run that saw the lead grow to seventeen with 5:26 left until halftime.

Lees-McRae made a strong run over the final five minutes and at halftime Pfeiffer led by only four, 42-38.

Pfeiffer pushed thier lead to ten in the opening three minutes of the second half.

Two Derek Moore free throws capped a 14-1 Falcon run that gave Pfeiffer a 71-49 advantage with 10:31 left.

A Thomas Carr three-pointer with 3:01 to go gave Pfeiffer a thirty point lead 103-73.

Pfeiffer won the game 105-77.

Grier had 23 points. Cooper added 14 points and ten rebounds. Robert McGriff scored 17 and pulled down 8 boards. Thomas Carr addded 12 and Logan Call scored 10.

Pfeiffer will host Anderson Saturday night at 7:30 pm.