BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn men's basketball jumped out to a double-digit halftime lead and never looked back against Johnson & Wales. Led by Sunshine State Player of the Week Christian Peevy and his game-high 27 points, the Fighting Knights won going away, 94-76.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Records: Lynn (3-0, 1-0), Johnson & Wales (2-5, 0-2)
Location: de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center| Boca Raton, Fla.
Series History: Lynn leads the all-time series 2-0
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STATS OF THE GAME:
- After missing just two shots against Embry-Riddle, Peevy went 14-for-15 from the free-throw line and 1-for-1 from deep.
- Jordan Allen led the team in rebounds with 13 and added nine points.
- Senior Darius Moore knocked down four triples and scored 17 points.
- Cameron Gaines was also in double figures with 10.
- Peevy, Allen and Kenny Nwachukwu all finished with a plus-minus over 20.
- Lynn University will be hosting the NCAA South Regional Volleyball Tournament and that caused the Fighting Knights and Florida Tech to move their game scheduled for Dec. 7 from the de Hoernle Center to Melbourne.
- The teams will swap home dates. The Panthers will come to Boca on Feb. 1.
Lynn will be back in action on Black Friday with a game against Clayton State at 7 p.m.