Saturday, November 28, 2015

Paine's Dillingham was nearly perfect Saturday in Paine's win

Seven days after posting 41 points against cross town rival Augusta University, Paine's Denzel Dillingham scored another 40 in a 93-75 win over another Peach Belt opponent, North Georgia.

Paine's Denzel Dillingham scored 40 points in Saturday's win.
Two 40 point outings in a week is impressive enough. And Dillingham's shooting statistics against Augusta (13-20 FG, 5-8 3pt FG, 10-10 FT) were ridiculous. But I still haven't thought of an adjective to describe his hot hand last night. Dillingham made 15 of 17 shots, all but one of his 7 three point attempts, and all 4 of his free throws.

Dillingham has been a consistent 30+ points per game scorer this season. And the Lions played about 70 minutes of lights out basketball between the Augusta University game and a home loss to Lander Tuesday in overtime. So Tuesday's win, Paine's first of the season, is well deserved.

I expect the Lions to do very well in conference play. And I expect more explosions from Dillingham.

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