THOROUGHBRED COMEBACK THWARTED AT HOME

Thoroughbred Comeback Thwarted at Home

MACU 89, BLC 69

. | 2/3/2021

Blue Lights cut a double-digit deficit down to four points on Tuesday night, only to see its chances at a comeback slip away for an 89-69 loss to undefeated Mid-Atlantic Christian.

After leading 45-27 at intermission, MACU (5-0, 3-0 NSAC) pushed out to a 21-point advantage before the Thoroughbreds showed they had come to play as well. BLC (2-3, 0-2 NSAC) used full-court pressure to ignite 24-6 run, trimming the deficit to 55-51 with 12 minutes to play. But BLC would get no closer as the Mustangs went on a run of their own, stretching the margin to 66-54 over the next four minutes and continuing to pull away until the final score.

The Mustangs dominated the glass at both ends of the court, outrebounding BLC 49-24.

BLC freshman guard Jeremiah Baker led the Thoroughbreds with 23 points. Denzel Jacobson posted a double-double with 16 points and 11 boards. Sophomore guard Kenny Anderson, who came into the game averaging almost 24 points, was held to 12.

USCAA All-American guard Kevin Fletcher led MACU with 24 points.

BLC's next game will be Tuesday, February 9 hosting Carolina Christian College.
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