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LCU women take care of business at home

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[February 05, 2014]  The Lincoln Christian University Red Lions women's basketball team (6-9) hosted the Saints from Central Christian College of the Bible (14-8) on Monday at 7 p.m. in Gaston Arena, where the home team earned a third consecutive win and the seventh of the season.

The ladies from Lincoln Christian controlled the game from beginning to end Monday night, rolling out to a comfortable eight-point lead over the visitors just five minutes into the first half. The Red Lions went into the locker room up 44-31. The second half saw LCU pull away with a dominating performance and stretched the lead to a final score of 77-59.

Senior guard Moriah Kirkpatrick (Mount Vernon/John A. Logan CC) was back in form, leading all scorers with 18 points, followed closely by junior guard Tatiana Colclasure (Effingham/Effingham High) with 16 points. Former volleyball national tournament standout and junior guard Alicia Carson (Gobles, Mich./Bloomingdale High) also made a double-digit contribution with 10.

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Both men's and women's teams from LCU will travel to Moody Bible Institute on Friday for 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. tipoff times. Before that, the men's team had a game scheduled with St. Louis Christian College in Florissant, Mo., on Tuesday evening, if the weather allowed them to make the trip.

[Text from file received from Todd Spellman, Lincoln Christian University]

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Lincoln Christian University's School of Undergraduate Studies is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association, Division II. Founded in Lincoln in 1944, Lincoln Christian'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 LincolnChristian.edu/athletics.

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