2019-2020 Basketball

Roger Ray breaks Livingstone scoring record with 45-point double OT triple double

Now this is how you set a record

Courtesy Livingstone College Athletics

In a game that saw eight ties and nine lead changes where Roger Ray became the all-time leading scorer in Livingstone men’s basketball history, the as LC outlasted Virginia State, 128-122 in two overtimes.

Ray finished the game with 45 points and officially ascended as Blue Bear leading scorer when he made two free throws midway through the second half.

Lydell Elmore chipped in 20 points and recorded his fifth double-double (15 reb.) of the season.

In addition to Ray and Elmore, two other starters (Cameron Carpenter – 19 pts & Malik Smith – 14 pts) scored in double figures.

Martel Handley came off the bench to add 14 points to the largest offensive output of the season.

LC improves to 6-2 CIAA: 2-0 with both conference wins coming against northern division teams.

Virginia State falls to 5-4 and suffers its second conference loss (CIAA: 1-2)

The Blue Bears return to action on Saturday, Dec. 7, when they host the Lions of Lincoln (Pa) University.  Tip off is set for 4:00 p.m. in New Trent Gym.

Roger Ray breaks Livingstone scoring record with 45-point double OT triple double
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