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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.

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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.

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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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