Blue Tigers Fall to Southwest Baptist

3 years 4 months 2 weeks ago January 05, 2013 Jan 5, 2013 Saturday, January 05 2013 Saturday, January 05, 2013 8:39:56 PM CST in Basketball
Source: Dan Carr - Press Release

JEFFERSON CITY -- Despite a 33 point performance by Cedric Ridle, the Lincoln men's basketball team fell short on Saturday afternoon at home to the Southwest Baptist Bearcats 81-74.

The story of the day was the turnover battle. The Blue Tigers allowed 16 points off of turnovers and had 15 of them as a team.

Rebounding on the offensive side of the ball proved to be a deciding factor in this game. The Bearcats were able to pull down 14 offensive rebounds as opposed to Lincoln's seven. The second chance opportunities presented to Southwest Baptist would prove to be a deciding factor in the outcome of the game for the Blue Tigers.

The game was close throughout the entire contest, until rebounding and turnovers eventually got the best of Lincoln. Late in the second half, Ridle drove to the lane and hit a seven- foot teardrop that would give the Blue Tigers a 64-63 lead with 4:12 to go. However, Lincoln would turn around and give up two three pointers late in the game to the Bearcats leading scorer Preston Guiot.

Despite the loss, there were strong showings by Lincoln's leading scorer Ridle, and double digit performances by Shakir Preston and Jeremy Jackson. Preston was able to score 12 points and contribute with a steal and a block. Jackson proved himself capable of running the offense by scoring 10 points and dishing out four assists. Devin Booker played tough defense coming up with two steals and scoring seven points.

\Charles Cole also had a good game, pitching in with five points and four rebounds. Senior Brandon Stanciel anchored the defense for much of the night, pulling down eight rebounds. Montez Fifer also scored four points and grabbed three rebounds. Paul Gentle was also able to contribute in tonight's contest by going 1-3 from the field.

The loss now drops the Blue Tigers to 2-12 on the season and 1-3 in conference play. The Southwest Baptist Bearcats improve to 3-9 on the year, and 1-3 in MIAA play.

Lincoln will be back in action next Thursday at Jason Gym to face the MIAA leading Pittsburgh State at 7:30 p.m. CST.

More News

Grid
List
COLUMBIA - Missouri violent and property crime rates are both higher than the national average. The office of the... More >>
42 minutes ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:52:00 PM CDT in News
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Columbia is set to become one of the first communities in the country to join a... More >>
1 hour ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 1:32:16 PM CDT in News
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson's city attorney says she's stepping down, just a few weeks after the St. Louis suburb... More >>
1 hour ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 12:45:00 PM CDT in News
MEXICO - The Mexico Department of Public Safety is investigating a report of gunshots fired in the area of the... More >>
2 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:47:00 AM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Congress is considering whether to add parts of a Missouri town near the Mississippi River... More >>
3 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:25:00 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - The Boone County Sheriff's Department is looking for someone who vandalized the Boone County Courthouse. The suspect... More >>
3 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:14:00 AM CDT in News
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is calling for Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald to... More >>
3 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 11:07:00 AM CDT in News
COOPER COUNTY - A Boonville man was taken into custody on Sunday and accused of threatening to kill a woman... More >>
3 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:56:00 AM CDT in News
BOONE COUNTY - A Boone County Jail inmate could be facing additional charges in an assault on several correction officers... More >>
5 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:32:00 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA – Drivers were urged take extra caution on Forum Boulevard starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Forum Boulevard was... More >>
5 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:11:57 AM CDT in Continuous News
FULTON - The opening of a new walk-in health clinic in Fulton Tuesday now provides those in that part of... More >>
5 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:05:00 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA - We all get sad. It’s normal. We lose a loved one or a relationship ends. We lose a... More >>
6 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:10:00 AM CDT in News
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A former financial comptroller for a North Kansas City company has been sentenced to two years... More >>
6 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:04:18 AM CDT in News
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A 27-year-old southeast Missouri man is charged with second-degree murder and several other felonies in... More >>
6 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:56:21 AM CDT in News
FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Protesters in the St. Louis suburb of Florissant are questioning the legality of a city ban... More >>
6 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:48:00 AM CDT in News
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City's fledgling streetcar operation is running again experiencing its first major glitch. The... More >>
7 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:32:47 AM CDT in News
COPLEY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a Missouri woman who was killed over the weekend during an early morning... More >>
10 hours ago May 24, 2016 May 24, 2016 Tuesday, May 24 2016 Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:18:25 AM CDT in News
COLUMBIA – Hundreds of bikers made the trek through mid-Missouri Monday on their way to Washington D.C. The riders are... More >>
18 hours ago May 23, 2016 May 23, 2016 Monday, May 23 2016 Monday, May 23, 2016 8:11:00 PM CDT in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 69°
3pm 79°
4pm 82°
5pm 82°
6pm 81°

Select a station to view its upcoming schedule:

Coming Up Next

2:00p
The Meredith Vieira Show
3:00p
The Dr. Oz Show
4:00p
Dr. Phil
2:30p
Rules of Engagement
3:00p
The Bill Cunningham Show
4:00p
King of the Hill

Tonight's Schedule

7:00p
The Voice
8:00p
The Voice
7:00p
The Flash
8:02p
Containment
9:01p
KOMU 8 News @ Nine on The CW
9:30p
Seinfeld