Lynx Basketball

Lynx Men’s Basketball Put Away Quincy U. JV / Simpson With Another 30+ Game

December 6, 2012

Lincoln, IL – The Lincoln College men’s basketball team finally took down a pesky Quincy University JV team 89-80 on Wednesday night at the Lincoln Center inside the Jack D. Nutt Arena at Lincoln College.  Aaron Simpson (North Chicago, IL), the NJCAA DII National Player of the Week, scored 35 points on 11-of-20 shooting including 10-of-11 from the free throw line.  That’s Simpsons fourth 30+ game out of the last five played.  JoVaughn Gaines (Gurnee, IL) and Kendall Wesley (Chicago, IL) also scored double figures with 20 and 11 respectively.  Wesley also added seven assists.

QU led by one at the half, 45-44 before a late surge by the Lynx to take the nine point win.  Lincoln College shot 49% from the field including 36% from the 3-point line.  The Lynx were 17-of-24 for 71% from the free throw line.

Lincoln College will take on Illinois Valley Community College on Saturday, December 8 at 2:00pm at home.  It will the Lynx last home game before the semester break.