beat ICC in region championship 58-46, move on to nationals
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[March 11, 2009]
The Lincoln College Lynx
defeated Illinois Central 58-46 in the Region 24 championship game
played at Lincoln Christian College on Tuesday evening. Lincoln advances to
the NJCAA DII nationals on March 18, when the Lynx will play at 8:30 p.m.
LC's Darius Adams of MacArthur was chosen as region player of the year.
Darius finished with a game-high 22 points, helping the Lynx to a
26-20 halftime lead. Cortez Augusta had 14 points; Farmer and Davis had
points each; Gavin had four points, as did Ethan Neitzel; and Chris Ware had
two points. Lincoln was 22-of-25 from the foul line.
"Our guys were able to handle their pressure. I am very proud of
this team and what they have accomplished," said coach Kirk Whiteman.
[Text from file received from Kirk Whiteman,