Blue Tigers Defeat Quincy to Win Road Opener

4 years 3 weeks 21 hours ago November 17, 2012 Nov 17, 2012 Saturday, November 17 2012 Saturday, November 17, 2012 10:26:19 AM CST in Basketball
Source: Dan Carr - Press Release

QUINCY, IL -- Arriana Walker and Freddie Sims each reached the 20-point plateau and Alicia Johnson grabbed nine rebounds as the Lincoln women's basketball team defeated Quincy, 75-62, to win the Blue Tigers' road opener on Friday night. Dahlia Booker chipped in 10 points in the LU win, which was part of the Quincy Subway Tip-Off Classic.

The Blue Tigers jumped out to an 18-4 lead and at one point in the first half held an 18-point lead (24-6), as Lincoln made 57.1-percent of its shots (16-28) in the opening period. For the game, LU was 27-53 from the floor (50.9%) and held the Hawks to 40.4-percent shooting (21-52). Lincoln was also clutch from long distance, making five of nine three-point attempts while limiting Quincy to 5-for-20 shooting from long range.

Quincy (0-2) refused to go away, gradually chipping into the lead throughout the first half until Lincoln (1-1) went into the intermission with a nine-point advantage, 38-29. In the second period, LU build the lead back up to 11 before a furious rally by the Hawks left the game tied at 47 with 11:10 remaining in the game. The Blue Tigers proved they could withstand the Hawks' best shot, however, as, following a timeout, Walker came out and hit a three that put Lincoln back ahead..

The Hawks kept the game close for the next few minutes, ultimately tying the game at 57 with 7:05 to play. Lincoln responded by going on an 11-0 run, started by a tie-breaking jumper from Jackeya Mitchell and finished by a made two-pointer from Sims, that put LU ahead the rest of the way. QU stopped the run with a two-pointer to make the score 68-59, but Lincoln outscored the Hawks, 7-3, through the remainder of the game to secure the team's first win of the 2012-13 season.

In addition to her big scoring night, Walker also added six rebounds and three steals while Sims contributed three assists, three steals and a rebound. Johnson scored six with two assists, three steals and a block and Booker tallied three boards, a block, a steal and an assist. Mitchell finished with eight points, three rebounds and two assists.

Roni Jefferson and Rhoiney rounded out the scoring with five and four points, respectively. Jefferson dished out a team-best four assists and also had a steal and three rebounds while Rhoiney grabbed two boards and had a steal. Nesha Wright also saw time on the floor for LU.

The Blue Tigers will remain in Quincy, Illinois for their first neutral site contest of the season, as Lincoln will play Hannibal-LaGrange on Saturday to close out its play in the Quincy Subway Tip-Off Classic. The Blue Tigers and the Lady Trojans are scheduled for a 2:00 p.m. start.

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