Thursday, February 20, 2014

Generals Extend Region IX Win Streak

The longest winning streak in Region IX Men’s Basketball continued Wednesday night as the Sheridan College Generals won their sixth straight game, defeat the Miles Community College Pioneers 98-91. The victory improves the Generals to 24-5 on the season, 12-3 in Region IX North play, and ensures that they will finish no lower than second going into the regional tournament next weekend. On sophomore night Fred Dure led the Generals with 29 points, including a perfect 7-7 effort from the charity stripe, and pulled down 9 rebounds. Freshman forward Abednego Lufile added another double-double to his resume, scoring 20 points and pulling down 11 rebounds in the win.  Sophomore guard Iakeem Alston chipped in 12 points on the evening and dished out 7 assists without committing a turnover. Freshman guard Jamir Andrews was the final General in double-figures, chipping in 10 points. 

All 10 members of the Sheridan College team that saw action Wednesday night scored in the victory. The Generals out-rebounded Miles 42-32, pulling down 20 offensive rebounds while the Pioneers claimed 11.  Sheridan will finish the regular season, this Saturday, February 22nd as they travel to Riverton, Wyoming to play the Central Wyoming College Rustlers.

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