Portland, Oregon 1-10-2014
The Multnomah University Lions returned home on Friday night to play the NCCAA 3rd ranked team in the nation. The Tigers of Grace Bible College have won 4 of the last 5 NCCAA national championships.
The first half of the game saw the Tigers get a 12 point lead early, but MU trimmed the lead to 3 points before the half.
In the second half, the Tigers again stretched the lead to 11 points, but MU fought back to take a 4 point lead on a three pointer by Matt Johnson. From that point on, the Tigers outscored MU 23-9 to end the game.
Multnomah only hit 10 three's on the night, while GBC hit 14, beating MU at their own game. Stevie Sansone led all scorers with 31 points, while Kristoff Thande added 19 points off the bench. Jordan Paris grabbed 12 rebounds in the game. GBC had 6 scorers in double figures, led by Nick Mascarro with 21 points.
MU will play Portland Bible College tomorrow at 7:00.