Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Men's Basketball: Longmeyer, UIS roll past Lincoln Christian

Eddie Longmeyer scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the University of Illinois Springfield to an 87-51 non-conference victory over Lincoln Christian Monday night at TRAC.

The Prairie Stars led the Red Lions 49-20 at halftime as LCU slipped to 4-11.

Brandon Van Sant added 11 points and eight rebounds for UIS, while Gilwan Nelson chipped in 10 points.

UIS was 10-for-24 from 3-point range for 42 percent, with Vince Walker 3-for-5 from beyond the arc.

This story appeared in The State Journal-Register on December 18, 2017.

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