Johnson scores 1000th point in Highlander loss
January 10, 2016 | 5:14 PM
FINAL SCORE: MacMurray College 66 Webster University 96
LOCATION: St.Louis, MO- Grant Gymnasium
RECORDS: MacMurray College 6-7, 3-3 SLIAC Webster University 7-6, 4-2 SLIAC
HOW IT HAPPENED
The Highlanders quickly took a lead early in the first half as Deavis Johnson scored two jump shots leading 7-4 three minutes into the game. The Gorloks quickly overcame that deficit and pulled ahead leading 39-28 in the first half. The Gorloks were led by C.J. Moore and Tevin Evans both with 14 points each. In the second half, the Highlanders got caught in turnover trouble and faced difficulty getting back in the game. Opportunity arose for Webster and they pulled ahead with a 96-36 victory.
FOR THE HIGHLANDERS
Deavis Johnson scored his 1000th career point leading the Highlanders with his second double-double of the season at 18 points, 10 rebounds, and added 6 assists.
Brent Long added 12 points, 6 rebounds, and 1 assist.
Tyshawn Willis also added 12 points with 3 rebounds and 1 assist.
FOR THE FOES
C.J. Moore put up 14 points for the Gorloks and added 3 steals
Tevin Evans contributed 14 points and 4 rebounds.
Xavier Dortch added 13 points and 2 steals.
Next action for the Highlanders comes Wednesday, Jan. 13 as they travel to take on conference foe, Spalding University.
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