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Basketball team’s winning streak continues

Friday, January 27, 2012
Rodrigo Silva tallies 19 points, 13 rebounds and 4 blocks on the night.
The Golden Eagles men’s basketball team beat McCook Community College (11-9) 80-71 on Jan. 26 at LCCC, for their third win in a row.
The Golden Eagles started the first half trading baskets, and the lead, with the Indians. Toward the end of the first half, the Eagles gained some momentum and took a 37 to 29 lead into halftime. In the second half, the Golden Eagles' offense kicked in and at one point had built up an 18-point lead. Clock management, team defense and scoring crucial baskets gave the Eagles the win.
MCC 71

LCCC Leaders:
Rodrigo Silva – 19 pts, 13 rbs, 4 blks
Philip Freeman – 19 pts, 7 asts
Bruno Machado – 13 pts
Julian Chiera – 11 pts, 5 stls

MCC Leaders:
Joseph Abrams – 17 pts
Carl Swallow – 13 pts
Dominique McKinzie – 10 pts
David Smith – 10 pts, 11 rbs
The Golden Eagles (9-10 overall, 4-1 south sub-region) will host Northeast Community College (6-12 overall, 0-3 south sub-region) on Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. All Golden Eagle athletic home games are free.

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