Appalachian State defeats Lees-McRae 77-44

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BOONE, N.C. (AP)—Isaac Butts scored 22 points on 11-of-12 shooting and Appalachian State defeated Lees-McRae 77-44 on Tuesday night.

The Mountaineers (2-1) used a 16-4 run in a span of 5:17, including seven points from Marcus Wright, to break an 8-8 tie. Donald Sims capped the run with three free throws to give Appalachian State a 24-12 lead with 12 minutes left in the first half.

Appalachian State shot 54.4 percent from the field (31 of 57) and outrebounded the Bobcats 39-28. Butts led the Mountaineers with nine rebounds.

Lees-McRae trailed 43-26 at halftime before shooting just 27.6 percent in the second half (8 of 29).

Adam McFerran and Sam Youse led the Bobcats with 16 and 15 points.

Youse finished 3-for-8 from 3-point range as Lees-McRae made just 20 percent from the outside (5 of 25).

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Lees-McRae
Adam McFerran Adam McFerran
7-10,  16 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Appalachian St.
Isaac Butts Isaac Butts
11-12,  22 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists

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