Lions Win First Round of NCCAA National Tournament

Lions Win First Round of NCCAA National Tournament

Emmanuel College Sports Information Department

WINONA LAKE, In.—The Lions were victorious over Simpson on Wednesday afternoon in the first round of the NCCAA National Tournament.

The Lions took down Simpson with a 78-50 victory.

Luke Miller led the Lions offensively with 14 points. Michael Stanley added ten points with nine rebounds. Johan Pennerat and Jeremy Burgess had nine and eight points, respectively. Patrick McCrary and Zach Lillie each had seven points. Burgess dished out four assists. Burgess, Stanley and Steven Guinchard all recorded two steals.

The Lions continue tournament play on Thursday, March 19th against Dallas Baptist. Tipoff is set for 5:15 PM.