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Men's basketball team loses two in Colorado

Monday, January 24, 2011
Northeastern and Lamar beat Golden Eagles.
 
The Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team lost two conference games on the road over the weekend.

LCCC lose by four to Northeastern Junior College

LCCC had a chance to win but couldn’t seal the victory over the Plainsmen of Northeastern Junior College, falling 65-61 Saturday in Sterling, Colo. The Golden Eagles had to play without leading scorer Travis Shepherd and Dominique Smith, both out due to injuries.

LCCC (9-9) – 61
NJC – 65
Leaders:
Bryce Velasquez (LCCC) 17 pts
Terrance Dent (LCCC) 17 pts

Runnin’ Lopes run down the Eagles

The Golden Eagles lost to Lamar Community College 87-71 on Friday in Lamar, Colo. The Golden Eagles dug themselves into a hole in the first half against the Runnin’ Lopes but came out firing in the second and got within one point of evening the score. However, the Lopes were able to hold off the Eagles and clinch the win.

LCCC (9-8) – 71
Lamar – 87

Leaders:
Terrance Dent (LCCC) 25 pts
Bryce Velasquez (LCCC) 16 pts

The Golden Eagles (9-9) travel to Casper, Wyo., on Wednesday to take on the Thunderbirds and then over to Gillette, Wyo., on Saturday to face the Pronghorns of Gillette College. Schedules can be found at lccc.wy.edu/athletics.