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January 6, 2013

SAC MEN'S BB: LCU cruises past St. Gregory's, 89-56

SHAWNEE —  Eli Baker came off the bench to post a career-high 20 points and he was joined with four additional teammates in double figures in points, as the Lubbock Christian University Chaparrals cruised to a 89-56 Sooner Athletic Conference road victory at St. Gregory's University Saturday afternoon.

It was A.J. Luckey who took over early for the Chaparrals and provided LCU an early scoring boost.  The freshman guard scored the first nine points for LCU and 11 of the team's first 14 points.  The Chaps never trailed in the game and used a 10-0 run for some separation and a 29-16 lead with seven minutes remaining in the first half.  The run was part of a scoring surge for LCU in which they out-scored SGU 20-5. Luckey finished with 12 points in the half and helped LCU go into the half leading 46-28.

 

LCU made sure SGU did not rally in the second half.  The Chaps were 63% (17/27) from the field in the second half and benefitted off six offensive rebounds for second chance opportunities.  LCU scored the first six points of the second half and never led by less than 24 points following the 6-0 run to start the half.

 

Baker scored 12 of his 20 points in the second half with six second half field goals. He was joined in double figures by teammates Luckey (16 points), Jabril Durham (14 points), Jaron Vierra (13 points) and Jamaal Crayton (10 points). Fayzon Richey of SGU was the only Cavalier in double digits, as he scored 15 points in the second half and finished with 19 points. Richey, who leads the NAIA in defensive rebounds per game(7.5), was held to two rebounds.  LCU out-rebounded SGU 19-6 in the second half and 35-16 overall in the game. The Chaps had 11 offensive rebounds and held the NAIA's third best defensive rebounding team to 13 defensive boards (SGU averages 31.2 defensive boards per game). LCU produced their second best shooting mark of the season with a 62.3% (33/53) shooting percentage from the field.  They only attempted six three-pointers, but connected on four of the six chances.

 

The win marked the 10th consecutive win over SGU in the all-time series and places LCU with a 9-6 overall record on the season.  They improve to 2-1 in SAC play.  SGU moved to 9-6 overall and 2-1 in SAC play. LCU returns home, where they will host Oklahoma City University Thursday at 8 p.m. inside Rip Griffin Center.

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