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Men's Hoops Falls to Trinity Christian Wednesday

January 11, 20171st2ndFinal
Trinity Christian363672
Stats at a GlancePNWTCC
FG Percentage.365 (19-52) .528 (28-53)
3P FG Percentage.063 (1-16) .273 (6-22)
FT Percentage.429 (6-14) .909 (10-11)
Offensive Rebounds65
Defensive Rebounds2031
Total Rebounds2636
Bench Points104
PointsJohnson - 20
Balciunas - 19
ReboundsJohnson - 7
Birgans - 8
AssistsSpring - 4
Balciunas - 5
StealsKnight - 2
Lewis - 2
Birgans - 3
BlocksJohnson - 2
Brinks - 2
Men's Hoops Falls to Trinity Christian Wednesday
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Men's Hoops Falls to Trinity Christian Wednesday

PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill. – The Purdue University Northwest men’s basketball team dropped a 72-45 decision to Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference opponent Trinity Christian Wednesday night.

The Pride (7-12, 5-6 CCAC) were led by Torrance Johnson (Chicago Heights, Ill./Chicago Hope Academy) who poured in 20 points on 10-of-14 shooting including seven rebounds.

Tyree Coe (Fishers, Ind./Fishers) recorded six points with two assists and Shereff Knight (Michigan City/Michigan City) rounded out the offense with five points and three assists.

Trinity Christian (6-12, 3-8 CCAC) started the game off hot, jumping out to a 22-15 advantage with 8:24 left in the first half.

The Trolls would extend its lead to double-digits over the Black and Gold heading in to the break, 36-22.

A made layup from Knight with 18:07 left in the second half cut the Pride’s deficit to eight points, 38-30,  but the Trolls would come back and take a 57-37 advantage midway through the half.

TCC would keep a double-digit lead for the remainder of the game and come away with the 72-45 victory.

The Black and Gold return to action Saturday, January 14, when they host St. Xavier University at the Fitness and Recreation Center at 3 p.m. (CT.)