LC Men’s Basketball Drops Home Opener
The Lincoln College men’s basketball team dropped its home opener 72-67 to the Lake Land Community College Lakers. The Lynx led at halftime 30-23, but were outscored 49-37 in the second half to take the loss. Despite the Lakers’ poor perimter shooting going 0-11 from three point range, they were able to hold a 26-10 advantage at the free throw stripe to pull out the victory.
JoVaughn Gaines (Gurnee, IL) led the Lynx with 12 points. Aaron Simpson (North Chicago, IL) and Andrew Jordan (Peoria, IL) chipped in with 10 points apiece. Jordan also led the Lynx with a game-high 11 rebounds and Simpson added 4 assists. Devin Carter of Lake Land led all scorers with 14 points.
The Lynx drop to 1-1 on the season and will travel to Morton Community College in Chicago, IL on Wednesday, November 7.