Pikeville, KY – The Alice Lloyd Eagles traveled to Pikeville, Kentucky, to face the NAIA DI #4 UPike Bears. The Eagles played hard but fell to the Bears 78-109.
Senior guard Blake Smith led all scorers with 32 points. He also added four rebounds and two steals. Fellow senior Ian Lee added 17 points and junior guard Noah Young contributed six points and three rebounds. Sophomore center Idis Akinyemi led the team with six rebounds.
The Eagles connected on 44% (28-63) from the floor, including 8-21 (38%) from the three-point line. They hit 14-18 from the free-throw line and added 28 rebounds, four assists, seven steals, and one block.
The Eagles (7-7, 1-2) return to action after Christmas on December 28th as they travel to Morehead, Kentucky, to face the Morehead State University Eagles in an exhibition game at 12:00 pm.