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Basketball team wins two in Torrington

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Golden Eagles successful at Eastern Wyoming Classic.
 
The Golden Eagles men's basketball team played in the Eastern Wyoming College Classic Nov. 9-10 in Torrington, Wyo. On Nov. 9, the Eagles beat the Fort Collins All-Stars 89-81.
LCCC 89
FCAS 81

LCCC Leaders
Julian Chiera – 20 pts
Pat Stephens – 14 pts, 10 reb
Stewart Washington – 10 pts
Ude Ifeanyichukwu – 14 pts, 8 reb, 4 blks

FCAS Leaders
David Rivera – 18 pts
Wes Porter – 16 pts
Oranzie Simmons – 12 pts
On Nov. 10, the Golden Eagles played the Eastern Wyoming All-Stars in a tightly contested game. Deshon Portley nailed a 15-foot jumper with 0.5 seconds to play to lift LCCC to a 71-70 victory. LCCC trailed 37-44 at halftime, but quickly erased the deficit in the second half. The lead changed several times as neither team could build a cushion beyond three points. Portly led LCCC with 27 points including a perfect 9 for 9 from the free-throw line. Julian Chiera added 21 points and Ude Ifeanyichukwu led all rebounders with 11.

The Golden Eagles (4-1) will host the Golden Eagle Classic Nov. 16-17 in the LCCC Gymnasium.

Golden Eagle Classic Sponsored by Sleep Inn
Nov. 16, 5 p.m. Eastern Wyoming College vs. Western Wyoming CC
Nov. 16, 7 p.m. LCCC vs. Garden City CC
Nov. 17, 5 p.m. Eastern Wyoming College vs. Garden City CC
Nov. 17, 7 p.m. LCCC vs. Western Wyoming CC

All the Golden Eagle athletic home games are free. Schedules can be found at lccc.wy.edu/athletics. Get the latest game scores and results at www.twitter.com/lcccsports.