High Point pulls away early in 2nd, beats NC Wesleyan 79-61 (Dec 16, 2016)

BY AP • December 16, 2016

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) Andre Fox scored 21 points and High Point rolled to a 79-61 victory over Division III North Carolina Wesleyan on Friday night.

Fox was 6 of 11 from the field and made three 3-pointers. Anthony Lindauer added 15 points and freshman Jamal Wright had a season-high seven assists and chipped in seven points for the Panthers, who shot 51 percent from the field. Ricky Madison, who scored a career-best 16 points against Ferrum on Sunday, finished with 10 points for High Point (6-5).

Justin Tankelewicz made five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points to lead NC Wesleyan. Chris Braswell scored 11.

The Battling Bishops led 26-25 with about two minutes left before halftime. The Panthers used a 20-5 spurt that spanned halftime and led 45-31 with 16:59 to go. NC Wesleyan pulled to 49-41 with 12:41 remaining but didn't get closer.

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