LC Men’s Basketball Season Comes to Close in Region 24 Play
March 10, 2014
Lincoln, IL – The Lincoln College men’s basketball team won their first game over Danville Area Community College in the Region 24 tournament this past weekend , but dropped game two to eventual Region 24 champions John Wood Community College.
In game one, the #3 seeded Lynx took down the #6 seeded Jaguars 80-77. The Lynx were led in scoring by Andrew Jordan with 25 points off the bench including 7 of 8 from the 3-point line. Chris Davis added 15 for the Lynx.
In game two on Saturday, JWCC defeated Lincoln College 85-81. Lincoln held a 43-40 halftime lead but couldn’t hold on as JWCC had five players in double figures.
JWCC went on to win the Region 24 tournament with a 79-74 win over Illinois Central College on Sunday. JWCC will advance to the NJCAA Division 2 National Tournament March 18-22 at Danville Community College in Danville, IL. Three of the past four national champions have come from Region 24.
Region 24 Player of the Year: TJ Tisdale Jr. – JWCC
Region 24 Coach of the Year: Brad Hoyt – JWCC
Region 24 All-Region Team:
TJ Tisdale Jr. – JWCC
Marcus Graham – LLCC
Aaron Simpson – LC
Godson Odera Eneogwe – ICC
Jeril Taylor – Rend Lake
Cortez Macklin – Rend Lake
Shane Seniour – PC
Jordan Johnson – JWCC
D’Lando Carter – DACC
Lance Magee – PC
Brody Gronewold – JWCC
Chris Davis – LC