Fighting Knights Pick up SSC Opening Win

Fighting Knights Pick up SSC Opening Win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Lynn University men's basketball was back on the floor after more than a week off and they didn't show any rust. Christian Peevy and Jordan Allen combined for 52 points leading the Fighting Knights past Embry-Riddle.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:

Scores: Lynn 95, Embry-Riddle 89
Records: Lynn (2-0, 1-0), Embry-Riddle (6-1, 1-1)
Location: ICI Center| Daytona Beach, Fla.  
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Peevy led all scorers with 29 points. He added seven rebounds and a pair of steals. 
  • Allen scored more points than all but two other players with his 23. He pulled down six boards and handed out four assists.
  • Darius Moore only scored four points, but had a game-high 12 dimes.
  • Branden Ellis came off the bench to score 14. The super athletic sophomore was one rebound shy of a double-double.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Peevy missed just two shots all night. One from the field and one from the line.
  • Lynn led 27-26 with just over five minutes left in the first half and outscored the Eagles 12-5 and took a lead into the break they would never give back.

UP NEXT:
Lynn returns home on Tuesday night looking to move to 3-0 when they take on Johnson & Wales at 7. If you can't make it to the de Hoernle Center you can follow along live at LynnFightingKnights.com