Men's Basketball Dominates Combine Academy

Men's Basketball Dominates Combine Academy

Spartanburg, SC - After a long three week break, SMC Men's basketball gained their first win of the New Year and it's seventh of the season by defeating Combine Academy National, 120-89. From the tip, the Pioneers displayed a defensive intensity that they haven't shown all season by gaining multiple stops in a row and getting easy run-out baskets. 120 points is the most scored by the Pioneers all season long. However, Coach Nori Johnson seemed to be more impressed with how the ball was being scored as the Pioneers also set another season record with 30 assist. All players scored on Wednesday night, including seven putting up double figures: Rivers (22), Hillery (20), White (16), Richardson (13), Chisholm (13), Miguel Priest (11), and Brian Smart (10).

The Pioneers are back in action Saturday, January 12th for conference play in the Bridges Arena at 3:00pm.


Leading Pioneers:

Kai Rivers - 22 Pts

Jalen Hillery - 20 Pts

Kris White - 16 Pts

Jared Richardson - 13 Pts

Tracus Chisholm - 13 Pts