Aaron Simpson (North Chicago) poured in 36 points on 12-of-17
shooting, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range. Simpson was 9 for 10
from the charity stripe. JoVaughn Gaines (Gurnee) added 13 points
and eight rebounds for Lynx. Andrew Jordan (Peoria) posted a
double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Sam James (Rockford)
added 10 points off the bench.
LC led by only two points (39-37)
at intermission but lit up the scoreboard in the second half,
outscoring Lewis and Clark 56-35. The Lynx got to the foul line 43
times in the game and converted 37 of them for a blistering 86
percent. LC also held the rebounding advantage 51-28.
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The men will be in action again this weekend at the John Wood
Classic in Quincy. They will take on Black Hawk East, coached by
former Lincoln College coach B.J. McCullum, on Friday at 5:30 p.m.
On Saturday, they will face State Fair Community College at 6 p.m.
[Text from file received from Jeff Nelson,
Lincoln College sports information director]
Lincoln College men's basketball