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Golden Eagles pick up 15th win of the year

Friday, January 31, 2014
The LCCC basketball team beat Eastern Wyoming 97-67 Wednesday night.
The Laramie County Community College Golden Eagles had four players score in double figures and held the Lancers of Eastern Wyoming College to 35.5 percent from the field to register a 97-67 victory on the road in Torrington on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Freshman Kamari Robinson led the Golden Eagles with a career-high 26 points and pulled down 11 rebounds. Robinson was 9-11 from the field and 8-10 from the free-throw line.

The win for the Golden Eagles ends a three-game losing streak and improves their record to 15-9 on the year and 6-5 in the south sub-region.

What sparked the Golden Eagles was a strong first half as they jumped out to a 22 point lead at the half. The Golden Eagles shot close to 60 percent from the field and the three-point line in the first half. Overall, the Golden Eagles were 33-57 from the field for 57.9 percent and were 11-19 from the three-point line for 57.9 percent. A strong 20-25 performance from the free-throw line propelled the Golden Eagles to a 30-point victory.

Up next, the Golden Eagles hit the road on Feb 1 for a matchup with Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Neb. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

Points: LCCC- Kamari Robinson 26
EWC- Mark Hall 13

Rebounds: LCCC- Robinson 11
EWC- Hall 8

Assists: LCCC- Deshon Portley 7
EWC- Tyler Owens 3

Blocks: LCCC- Kendyl Grover 2
EWC- 0

Steals: LCCC- Portley 4
EWC- Hall 2, Alex Padgett 2

Team Shooting Percentages
LCCC- FG 57.9%; 3pt 57.9%; FT 80%
EWC- FG 35.5%; 3pt 27.3%; F

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