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Men's Basketball Panola Vs. Lee

The Panola men’s basketball team went on the road to defeat Lee College, 78-63 on Saturday night. With the victory, Panola’s record is raised to 14-4 and 5-2 in Region XIV play. “We knew that coming down here to Lee was going to be an extremely hard place to play.” Head Coach Grant McMillan stated. “Our guys never went away from our game plan and executed on both ends the entire 40 minute ball game.” He added.
After a Lee basket tied the ball game at 2-2 with just under 19:00 minutes to play in the first half, Panola never trailed the rest of the way. A low scoring first half saw the Ponies take a 34-28 lead into the locker room. Panola went on a 8-0 run midway through the second half to take their largest lead 58-40 with 10:33 to play. Lee cut the lead to nine points with 1:53 left but never got any closer.
Panola was led by four separate double-digit scorers. Tyonte Robertson (Cincinnati, Ohio) led the way scoring 20 points, 16 of those coming in the first half. Charles Tucker (Lansing, Michigan) made nine free throws in route to 14 points. Devin Wilson (Brooklyn, New York) and Terry Holt (Nashville, Tennessee) netted 12 and 11 points, respectively. Jonathan Wiley (Houston, Texas) was one point way from recording a double-double as he finished the game with nine points and 10 rebounds. Panola went 10-18 from the three point line. As a team Panola assisted on 22 shots and chased down 31 rebounds.
Panola will next be in action this upcoming Wednesday, January 13th as the head to Athens, Texas to take on Trinity Valley Community College. Tip-off is set for 7:00 PM on the campus of Trinity Valley.

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