Chargers Come from Behind to Beat Commodores in Men’s Basketball
January 25, 2020 – – Division II Edison State Community College overcame a 15-point deficit in the second half to defeat Lorain County Community College 80-70 today in men’s basketball. LCCC played their best half of basketball this season to take a 37-28 lead into the locker room against one of the top teams in the OCCAC but could not contain Edison’s Ronald Hampton III after the break as he exploded for 25 points.
Leading the Commodores offensively were Jaylen Jenkins (Willoughby/Willoughby South) with 23 points and De’Miko Nelson (Cincinnati/DePaul Cristo Rey) who scored a career-high 18 points. Nelson also grabbed eight rebounds and three steals, while Jenkins added six rebounds and three assists. Alex Wyatt (Brunswick) had a team-leading 10 rebounds, four assists, and two blocked shots. Jacob Marsh (Elyria) snagged four steals.
The Commodores fall to 3-15 on the season and 0-5 in the OCCAC, while the Chargers improve to 12-8 and 5-1 in the conference. LCCC host Bryant & Stratton College at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020.
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