|Life Pacific 5-6||36||35||71|
|California Baptist 11-1||49||53||102|
|Dec. 29, 2016|
|Riverside, Calif. (Van Dyne Gym)|
|Life Pacific||Indv. Leaders||California Baptist|
|#02 Mark Eden - 19||Points||#22 Smith, Michael - 25|
|#33 Eddie Campos - 6||Rebounds||#10 Todd, Jason - 8|
|#02 Mark Eden - 4||Assists||#22 Smith, Michael - 6|
|Life Pacific||Team Statistics||California Baptist|
|44.6% (25 - 56)||Field Goals %||52.2% (35 - 67)|
|50% (13 - 26)||3 Point Field Goals %||40.6% (13 - 32)|
|66.7% (8 - 12)||Free Throws||95% (19 - 20)|
|7||2nd Chance Pts||19|
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — In one of the last games of the 2016 portion of the season, No. 10-ranked LIFE Pacific College played California Baptist University bringing a great fight but, losing in the end 102-71.
The Lancers improve to 11-1 overall, while the game doesn't count against the 10th-ranked NCCAA Warriors to keep their record at 5-6.
Mark Eden (JR/Chino, CA) led two Warriors in double-digit scoring with 19 points (13-for-18), while also dishing out a game-high four assists. Ramez Michail (JR/Anaheim, CA) followed with 15 points (9-for-17), while Edgardo Campos (JR/Covina, CA), James Noble (JR/Los Alamitos, CA) and Juaquin Zavala (JR/Paramount, CA) all scored 9 points and a collective 6 rebounds.
The Warriors had a quick start leading by 7, but could not hold it when the Lancers came in. It was a great performance by the Warriors, who gave it all they got in the game.
Coach Cook said "We competed so hard against a beautiful basketball team, they are tremendous. We are getting better each game. Still 5-6. We are building towards league. We will continue to apply our principles tomorrow vs uci. Exhibitions are to get better. Embry riddle is a huge game Saturday as it counts before league starts."
By the numbers:
LPC had 26 rebounds
LPC had 11 assists, 3 blocks, and 5 steals
LPC shot 66.7% (8 - 12) free throws
LPC scored 20 2nd Chance Pts
LPC will play UCI in Irvine, CA tonight at 7PM and return home on the 31st for their final home game of the year.