Lynx Basketball

LC Men’s Basketball Knock off #16 Kirkwood in Homecoming Game

November 14, 2013

Lincoln, IL – The Lincoln College men’s basketball team played host to #16 Nationally Ranked Kirkwood College as their home opener and homecoming game.  With a great college atmosphere and a lot of fans in the stands, the basketball team jumped out to an early 21-7 lead.  After a back and forth battle in the first half, the Lynx managed to take a 34-30 lead into half time.  Another strong guard showing attack and great team defense in the 2nd half proved to be to much for Kirkwood as the Lynx pushed the lead back up to double digits and didn’t let up.  The lynx were led by the balanced attack of Sophomore guard Aaron Simpson, 5’10 from North Chicago, IL, with 24 points and 5 rebounds and freshman Darren Davidson, 6’0 from St. Louis, MO, with 17 points and 4 rebounds, Sophomore Forward Avery Perry, 6’7 from Stone Mountain, GA, also chipped in 12 points and 4 rebounds.