MEMPHIS, Tenn. - LaGrange beat Rhodes 80-77 at the Rhodes Tip-Off Tournament on Nov. 18. The Panthers finished 1-1 in the tournament.
Sophomore Julian Cameron tied for game honors with 16 points, 15 coming in the first half. Ronald Youngblood came off the bench and added 12 points. McCallum had all of his 10 points and three blocks in the second half. McCray also had 10 points.
The Panthers built a 48-34 halftime lead. Jalen McCallum's jumper in the lane put LC up 66-50 midway through the second half. Rhodes got back in the game with a 9-0 run, later getting within a point with 10 seconds left. Gary Bishop's two free throws put the Panthers up 80-77. The defense forced a Lynx turnover with a second remaining to seal the win.