GAFFNEY, S.C— The Limestone men’s basketball team beat
Limestone senior Marquintus Jones and junior Shawn Poppie both scored in double figures as Jones scored 16 points and Poppie added 10 more. Jones was 100% from the free throw line, going 6-for-6. Jones had a game-high six assists. Poppie had a game-high eight rebounds. Limestone had a free-throw percentage of 68.4, tallying 13 points from free throws. The Saints also had 30 points from three-pointers, as Poppie, Jones, junior Alex Bailey freshman Andre Coleman, and sophomore Antonio Golden each nailed two three-pointers a piece.
There was only one lead change in the first period, but Limestone was up 35-27 going into the second half. The Saints never gave up the lead.
The Crusaders return to action Monday night at UNC-Pembroke.