Jeremy Zalacca - Director of Athletic Communications
MISENHEIMER, N.C. – For the second time this season, the Pfeiffer men's basketball team (11-0) put a hurting on Carolina Christian (6-6), this time it was a 124-66 thumping on Saturday afternoon. Just over a month ago, Pfeiffer beat the Centurions 129-73.
The offensive outburst kept the Falcons streak of 100-point games intact as Pfeiffer has topped the century mark in all 11 games and are scoring 116.9 per night.
Pfeiffer was led by Josh Calhoun who poured in 29 points on 8-of-16 shooting. Fellow senior guard Jevon Patton put 24 on the Centurions and shot 9-of-10 from the floor. Marcus Sawyers added 25 points on 12-of-15 shooting and Craig Sabb chipped in 11 to give Pfeiffer four players in double-digit scoring.
Sawyers added a team-high eight boards and Calhoun and Brian Harper added four assists.
The Falcon press was way too much for Carolina Christian to handle as the visitors turned the ball over a staggering 48 times, leading to 58 Pfeiffer points.
Pfeiffer never trailed in the contest and Pfeiffer is now winning by an average of 40.8 points per game. The Falcons closest game of the year came on Dec. 9 when they beat Averett by 16 points.
Pfeiffer shot 58.4 percent from the field, their second-best percentage of the season.
Pfeiffer dominated the lane, outscoring Carolina Christian 72-32 in points in the paint.
Christian Jones led the Centurions with 18 points on 9-of-10 shooting and Jonathan Cunningham added 15 points.
The Falcons will put their 11-game winning streak on the line on Wednesday when they host Ferrum at 7:30 p.m. for the second meeting between the two programs. On January 3, Pfeiffer put a 103-62 beat down on the Panthers.