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Golden Eagles basketball team suffers two more road losses

Monday, December 05, 2011
LCCC falls to the College of Southern Idaho and Northwest.

On Dec. 2, The Golden Eagles men's basketball team lost to the 10th-ranked College of Southern Idaho 53-83.

The College of Southern Idaho won the national championship last season and proved to still be a team to be reckoned with this seasons. LCCC was able to keep the game close for the first 13 minutes, with the score at 22-18 in favor of CSI. Then CSI went on an 18-point run before the half ended. In the second half, LCCC came close to tying the game until CSI went on another scoring run and put the Golden Eagles in a deep hole.
CSI 83

LCCC Leaders:
Philip Freeman – 23 pts
Charles Cooks – 10 pts
On Dec. 3, LCCC lost to 19th-ranked Northwest College 67-88 in the second game of the Western Nebraska Classic.
The Golden Eagles had a tough time getting the ball to fall in the first half and trailed at halftime, 25-40. In the second half LCCC shot the ball better and made a push to get back in the game, but couldn’t overcome that deep deficit from the first half.
NC 88

LCCC Leaders:
Charles Cooks – 22 pts
LaMel Hamberg – 13 pts
Germain Decoste – 10 rbs
The Golden Eagles (2-7) will host Eastern Wyoming College (4-6), on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. All Golden Eagle athletic home games are free.

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