LC Men’s Basketball Fall to #10 Rend Lake on Sophomore Night
Lincoln, IL – The men’s basketball team hosted #10 ranked Rend Lake College last night, which was also the final home game for sophomore’s Sam James (Rockford, IL), Desmond Rush (Centralia, IL) and Julio Velendia Saurez (Duitama, Columbia). The Lynx came out to a slow start and found themselves down 55-36 at the half. In the 2nd half the Lynx battled to cut the Rend Lake lead to 8 with 5 minutes left. The team found then found themselves out of gas and fell short of a very good Rend Lake team 100-79. The Lynx were led by JoVaughn Gaines (Gurnee, IL) with 20 points and 7 rebounds, Chris Davis (Springfield, IL) had 12 points and 9 rebounds, Marzhon Bryant (North Chicago, IL) chipped in 12 points and 4 rebounds and Andrew Jordan (Peoria, IL) and Aaron Simpson (North Chicago) chipped in 12 and 10 points respectively.
The men’s team has their final game on Saturday at Parkland at 4:00pm.