The game was a tale of two halves as the first half ended with a
tie score of 26-26, while in the second half, shots started
falling for both teams, with Maranatha (1-4) beating LCU (2-6)
for the half 45-40. Cremeens led LCU with 27 points on 6-of-23
shooting, including 10-of-12 from the charity stripe. Sophomore
forward David Graves (Eustace, Eustace High), chipped in 13
points, going 6 of 11 from the field.
Maranatha rode the shoulders of senior forward Joel Borchardt
(Watertown, Wis.), as he came out on fire in the first half,
scoring 11 of their first 16 points. Borchardt led both teams in
scoring for the game with 31 points off 12-of-23 shooting from
the field. He also grabbed 15 rebounds to record the game's only
double-double. Maranatha's freshman forward Matthew Rueb
(Chesapeake, Va.) also chipped in with 14 points and seven
rebounds, going 5 of 9 from the field.
The LCU Red Lions would play their third and final game of
the Mid-West Regional as they took on Grace Bible College on
Saturday afternoon in Lansing, Mich.
LCU's School of Undergraduate Studies is a member of the
National Christian College Athletic Association, Division II.
Founded in Lincoln, Ill., in 1944, Lincoln Christian
University's three schools -- the School of Undergraduate
Studies, the Hargrove School of Adult & Graduate Studies and the
Seminary -- share a mission to nurture and equip Christians with
a biblical worldview to serve and lead in the church and the
world. For more information about the Red Lions, visit
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