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[DEC. 2, 2004] 


GALESBURG -- Lincoln College (8-1) returned to its winning ways by downing Carl Sandburg 77-54 in men's basketball action here Wednesday night. The Lynx shot over 50 percent (34-64) from the floor, including 6-of-19 from 3-point land.

The Lynx also dominated on the boards as Jake Littrel pulled down eight and Aaron Williams and Brandon Alexander each pulled down seven of the 45 total for the team. Jason Moore led the Lynx with five assists and Aaron Williams led a balanced scoring attack with 13 points. Moore added 10 points, while Steven Nelson added nine, Alexander had eight, and Brad Howell had seven.

Pierce led Carl Sandburg with 12 points as the host connected on 18 of 50 field goals and 12 of 20 at the foul line.

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GALESBURG -- Carl Sandburg handed the Lincoln College Lady Lynx a 56-43 setback in basketball action here Wednesday night. LC, now 4-4, plays at home Friday at 7:30 p.m. against Sauk Valley.

Carl Sandburg outscored the Lynx by only two field goals but won the game at the foul line, as they connected on 18 of 30 attempts, while Lincoln College was limited to 10 of 20. Swick, of Carl Sandburg, connected on 11 of 17 foul shots and added six field goals to take game scoring honors with 23 points. Camill joined her teammate in double figures with 12.

Jessica Hamman led Lincoln College with 16 points and was joined in double figures by Carmen Weaver with 10. All but two of Hamman's points were scored in the second half as Lincoln College was limited to 11 points in the first 20 minutes of play. Carl Sandburg led by a 24-11 margin at the half.

Lincoln College (43) -- Leach 0-0-0; White 2-4-8; Rodgers 0-0-0; Ingram 0-0-0; Weaver 5-0-10; Carey 0-2-2; Cruz 1-0-2; Lane 0-0-0; Tungate 1-0-2; Gore 1-0-3; Hamman 6-4-16; Rucks 0-0-0. Totals 16-10-43. Three-point goals: Gore.

Carl Sandburg (56) -- Farrell 1-0-3; Berry 3-0-6; Belless 1-0-2; Colclasure 0-1-1; Swick 6-11-23; Baker 3-0-7; Cooper 0-2-2; Camill 4-4-12. Totals 18-18-56. Three-point goals: Farrell, Baker.

[Bill Martinie, Lincoln College]

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