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Second Half Improvement Not Enough For The Lakers

Second Half Improvement Not Enough For The Lakers

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – The Finger Lakes Community College Men's Basketball team could not quite catch up to the Tompkins Cortland Community College Panthers on Wednesday. The Lakers fell 94-74.

The Panthers were a tough team to beat on Wednesday. They outscored the Lakers 48-33 in the first half. The Lakers were not making the shots they were putting up in the first half. They only shot 33.3% in the field at first, while the Panthers shot 60%.

When the second half came, the Lakers started making more shots. They made improvements and ended up only scoring five points less than the Panthers during the second half. Keon Dunbar found the net a lot more, scoring 16 points in the second half, a big jump from his four points in the first.

The Lakers boosted their field goal percentage in the first half, and finished out the game shooting 42.6% while the Panthers shot 57.1%. They were close in three point shots with 26.3%, while the Panthers shot 29.4%.

Game leaders for the Lakers were Dunbar, and Shane Fanning both with 20 points. Torrence Phillips contributed six points, and led the team with seven rebounds on the night.

The Lakers will look for redemption against the Fulton-Montgomery Community College Raiders this Sunday, December 10th. They will tip off at 3:00pm at their home court.