Highlanders remain on top defeating Spalding
February 13, 2016 | 5:25 PM
FINAL SCORE: MacMurray College 72 Spalding University 65
LOCATION: Jacksonville, IL – Bill Wall Gym
RECORDS: MacMurray College 3-20, 3-13 SLIAC Spalding University 15-8, 9-6 SLIAC
HOW IT HAPPENED
Brandon Goeing started the game off for the Golden Eagles good for a three pointer to open the half. Brent Long quickly answered with a jump shot for the Highlanders and the game was on. Spalding would take a lead with less than three minutes in the half as Domonique Ellis shot for three. They then went on an eight point streak and would lead 33-28 at the half. The Highlanders faced difficulty to overcome this deficit early in the second half. Deavis Johnson went up for a dunk two minutes in, and set the team back on track. The Highlanders finished with high momentum taking a 72-65 victory.
FOR THE HIGHLANDERS
Deavis Johnson led with 22 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 assits.
Mike Cameron followed with 17 points, 1 rebound, and 3 assists.
Brent Long added 11 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals.
FOR THE FOES
James Turner led for the Golden Eagles with 17 points and 3 rebounds.
Brandon Goeing followed with 14 points, 1 rebound, and 2 assists.
Nick Trisko captured a double-double with 11 points and 16 rebounds.
Next action for the Highlanders comes Wednesday, Feb. 17 when they take on Westminster College in Bill Wall Gymnasium
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