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Lions Win NCCAA South Region Championship

Lions Win NCCAA South Region Championship

Emmanuel College Sports Information Department

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga.—The Lions were victorious over Carver Bible College for the NCCAA South Region Championship game.

The Cougars took an early lead over Emmanuel, but the Lions held them to only a three point lead before coming back and taking the lead for the rest of the game.

The Lions took the lead at 7-5 on a Luke Miller three pointer with 16:16 left in the game. With that, the Lions never looked back, having an 80-70 win over the Cougars for the Region title.

Jeremy Burgess lead the Lions offensively with 20 points and brought down seevn rebounds. Michael Stanley added another double double for his season, collecting 15 points with 13 rebounds and five assists. Luke Miller put up 14 points with four three-pointers. Patrick McCrary and Terrance Polk had 11 and 10 points for the Lions, respectively. Johan Pennerat had three steals for the game.

The Lions will travel to Grace College in Winona Lake,Indiana for the NCCAA National tournament on March 18-21.

The link for Championship Central is

We will have live video and live stats available for each game. Links for those are the following – Video (for purchase from Tourbeau Sports Group): 

Mid-South Images is the official photographer for every game of the tournament. Jeff Nycz will have galleries from each tournament game available for purchase. From working closely with him, I can vouch for his outstanding work. If you'd like digital images immediately after each game, he sells tournament packages to SID's so take advantage of that by emailing Jeff at His site is

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