Defense helps LCSC men
defeat Biola 63-47
LEWISTON, Idaho – Led by a strong defensive
effort, the Lewis-Clark State College men’s
basketball team shut down Biola University
63-47 in a non-conference matchup at the
LCSC Activity Center on Friday night.
6-3 overall, came into the game averaging
better than 80 points per outing, but never
could get things going against a tough
man-to-man defense used by the Warriors, 7-4
overall. LCSC forced 22 turnovers and held
Biola to just 18-of-63 shooting from the
field for 28.6 percent.
coach Tim Walker said he stressed all week
the importance of denying passes into the
low post and to guard against the 3-point
shot. The strategy paid off when the
Warriors slapped several Biola passes and
held the Eagles to just 2-of-14 at the
defense played very well tonight,” Walker
said. “It may not have been pretty, but
we’ll take it.”
the seventh time this season LCSC has held
an opponent to 56 or less points and the
third time to less than 50.
Warriors hit 25-of-58 shots from the field
for 43.1 percent and were 10-of-15 at the
Gordy led the Warriors with 15 points, while
Chris Pitts had nine points, 11 rebounds and
three steals. Teran Lee added 11 points,
three rebounds, three assists, three steals
and one blocked shot.
Hampton had 11 points and 14 rebounds for
Biola, while teammate Spencer Foster had 10
points and Danny Jones added 10 boards, but
the team’s leading scorer entering the game
went 0-for-8 from the field.
resumes action on Wednesday and Thursday
night in a pair of doubleheaders against the
University of Fraser Valley at the Activity
Center. The women’s teams play at 6 p.m.
both nights, followed by the men’s game at 8