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MU Comes up Short

The Run Down

MU Comes up Short


80-83 loss

The Multnomah Lions squared off with the visiting Central Bible Spartans from Springfield, Missouri on Friday night in an evenly played game that went the way of the Spartans by a final score of 83 – 80.

MU used all 15 players in the first half and got contributions from Seth Coleman and Stevie Sansone to get things going early after falling behind 12-26.  The Lions scrapped back into the game by hitting 9 three pointers to get to within 2 points by a score of 44-46.

Seth Coleman nailed a 2nd half three to give MU a one point lead which they pushed to 6 points, but the Spartans came back with points in the paint and a couple of timely bombs from the outside to take the lead late. Austin Hodges scored with 13 seconds left cut the lead to 2 points.  After a  made free throw for the Spartans, Hodges got off a shot at the buzzer to tie that fell short.

The Lions are now 4-7 on the season and will face off with Valley Forge Christian College Saturday night at 7:00.

SCORING: S. Coleman – 8, Mendoza – 9, Johnson – 5, Kamlade – 2, Hodges – 26, Bustrin – 8, Sansone – 15, Flah – 4, J. Coleman – 3. 

by Curt Bickley