Men’s Basketball Grabs Thrilling Come-from-Behind Win
November 14, 2019 – – The Lorain County Community College Men’s Basketball Team overcame a double-digit first-half deficit to grab a thrilling come from behind 83-80 win over visiting Pitt-Titusville. LCCC gained their composure in the second half and played aggressive defense to knot the score at 72 with 5:44 left to play.
The Commodores capitalized off several consecutive steals to take the lead, including a beautiful alley-oop pass from Jaylen Jenkins (Willoughby/Willoughby South) and slam dunk by Jodeci Crite (Lorain) that brought the fans to their feet.
According to LCCC Head Coach Marty Eggleston, “Darien Jackson (pictured; Lorain/Clearview) came off the bench to play aggressive defense and his energy changed the face of the game for us.”
Kevin Miller, Jr. (Elyria) led the Commodores in scoring with 17, while teammates Kevin Tucker (Cleveland/ James Ford Rhodes) and Jenkins had 16 and 15, respectively. Alex Wyatt (Brunswick) chipped in eight points and a team-leading eight rebounds, with Crite contributing seven boards. DeMaris Conner (Shaker Heights) dished out six assists in the victory. Connor, Jenkins, And Wyatt each had three steals on the night.
The 1-2 Commodores travel to Chicago November 16-17, 2019 where they square off against nationally-ranked Rock Valley College at 3 p.m., Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday against Harper College.
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