LCU wins big over Nebraska Christian
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[January 05, 2013]
KANSAS, Okla. -- On Thursday
afternoon, the Lincoln Christian University men's basketball team played
in their second game of three for the week at the Cookson Hills Classic
in Kansas, Okla. Responding from their tough loss Wednesday, the LCU Red
Lions led the entire game on Thursday, beating Nebraska Christian
LCU (4-9) came out slowly on offense for the second straight game,
but behind the shooting of senior shooting guard Brady Cremeens
(Hopedale, Olympia High), LCU's offense picked up, and they pulled
away from NCC (4-10) to grab an 11-point lead, going into halftime
with a score of 36-25.
In the second half, it was much of the same
from both teams, as LCU came out and led the entire half, pushing
their lead to as many as 26 points.
LCU led the way in many statistical categories for the game, but
the most prominent was their 61-31 advantage on rebounding over NCC.
LCU was led in scoring by Cremeens, who had 30 points off
11-of-25 shooting. Sophomore forward David Graves (Eustace, Texas,
Eustace High) added a double-double with his 13 points and 11
rebounds, while sophomore forward Gabe Langseth (Stewartville,
Minn., Stewartville High) also had a double-double with 10 points
and 12 rebounds. Nebraska Christian was led in scoring by guard
Henry Efamba, who had 12 points on 4-of-9 shooting.
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LCU was scheduled to return to the court on Friday for their
third and final game of the Cookson Hills Classic, facing off
against Ozark Christian College (9-3) at 12:30 p.m.
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,
[Text from file
received from Lincoln Christian University]