Final score:GTCC 84, Lenior CC 79
Guilford Tech Men’s Basketball
Opponent: Lenoir CC (1/9/16)
Result: Won 84-79
Overall Record: 6-10
Conference Record: 1-5
Key Performers: Chris Pompey (Central Davidson HS) 34 pts, 5 reb; Carmoni Marks (Western Guilford HS) 19 pts, 7 reb, 8 assists, 3 steals; Yazid Laury (Eastern Guilford HS) 16 pts, 4 reb, 4 blocks; Broderic Mosley (Sun Valley HS) 9 pts, 10 reb; BJ McKeever (East Forsyth HS) 6 pts, 5 assists, 3 steals.
Comments: A back and forth 1st half left GTCC trailing 43-37 at the break. Lenoir started the 2nd half on a 10-0 run, opening up a 53-37 lead over the Titans. Things picked up for GTCC, but they still trailed 66-57 at the 10:00 mark. Chris Pompey scored 16 of his 25 2nd half points over the final 10 minutes, and the Titans took their first lead, 75-74, on a Carmoni Marks 3 pointer with 3:45 remaining. GTCC never relinquished the lead after that, scoring their final 7 points from the free throw line. Pompey was 4-8 from the arc for his season high 34 points. The next game for GTCC is on 1/13/16 when they host Catawba Valley CC for a 7:00 tip.