Originally created 02/20/00

LeMoyne-Owen sweeps past Paine College



MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- LeMoyne-Owen College defeated Paine College twice Saturday night, the Magicians winning 83-76 and the Lady Magicians taking an 88-83 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory.

The loss dropped the Lions below .500 for the season at 10-11.

LeMoyne-Owen, with Wade Evans pulling down 20 rebounds and 13 points and Antwon getting 19 points, handled the Lions at both ends of the court.

Paine's Yari Scott was the game's top scorer with 21 points.

In the women's game, LeMoyne-Owen broke away from a 43-43 deadlock at halftime to nip the Lady Lions (4-19, 3-9).