Lenoir Community College beat Wake Tech Community College 85-71 Monday night in Kinston. Kinston trailed late into the first half until an 8-0 run, triggered by two Cory Collier three pointers, gave Kinston the lead for good with 5:45 to go in the half. Clinton product C.J. Melvin lead LCC with 22 points. Havelock’s Cory Callier had 17.
Earlier in the night the LCC women (6-10) beat Louisberg College 57-47.
The LCC men (10-5, 6-3 Region X play) will hit the road for two conference games this weekend, then return home with a conference matchup against Vance-Granville CC on Wednesday, February 2nd at 7pm.