Murfreesboro, NC - Five Chowan players scored in double-figures as the Hawks rolled to a 96-76 win over Lincoln University at home on Wednesday night. The Hawks spread the wealth as eight different players scored in the game. Chowan was led by senior forward, Jeremy Smith, who dropped 25 points to lead all scorers on the court. The Hawks improve to 12-5 overall and 6-3 in the CIAA while Lincoln falls to 6-13 overall and 5-5 in the CIAA after Wednesday's game.
Smith, who leads the team in scoring, came off the bench to score his game-high 25 points. He shot 7-10 from the floor and made 11 of 13 from the foul line. Marco Haskins dropped 20 points, including draining three three-pointers and going 7-7 from the foul line. Joe Goodwin posted 16 points and grabbed six rebounds while Tim Hewett and Andrew Lopez chipped in 12 points each. Carlos Arroyo had nine assists in the win.
The Hawks shot 53% (31-59) from the floor and drained seven three pointers. By the numbers, Lincoln's stats matched Chowans in the game. The difference in the game were shots behind behind the arc. The Lions struggled, hitting just 2 of 10 from three point land.
For Lincoln, Joshua Davis scored a team-high 20 points. The team shot 53% (24-45) from the floor.
Chowan will hit the court next on Saturday, January 28th, when they travel to Virginia Union University in a CIAA Northern Division match up. Tip off is slated for 4:00pm at Barco-Stevens Hall.