Tuesday, January 18

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Men Shine, Women Struggle in Last Week’s Basketball Games
Campus Sports & Athletes

Men Shine, Women Struggle in Last Week’s Basketball Games

By Nigel Broadnax This past week was a good one for the Lincoln University men’s basketball team. It was not so great for the women’s team. The men defeated Elizabeth City State University 64-58, earning a victory in their final home game of the seasons. Trailing 27-10 with 8:06 left in the opening period, the team began a 17-4 run which cut the lead to four. Following a three-pointer by senior guard George Jackson to end the run with 34 seconds left, ECSU made a basket at the buzzer to make it a six-point game at the half. The Lions scored seven unanswered points within the first three minutes of the half to take their first lead of the game. ECSU regained a one-point lead shortly after, only for Lincoln to take it right back almost immediately. While the remainder ga...