Lakers made the 45 minute trip to Lima for first game of the second semester. The new look Lakers fell to the Barons 95-67. The Lakers offense looked out of sync for much of the game, and the defense gave little resistance. This is the first game for the Lakers with five new players this semester.
Inside the Box Score:
- The Barons shot 10/21 from the three point line as opposed to th Lakers 7/32 from distance.
- The Lakers had 5 players in double figures, led by freshman Kain Luthman's 14 points and 9 rebounds.
- Seamus Anglin dominated the offensive glass with 6 offensive rebounds for a career high 14 rebounds,
- The Lakers won the turnover battle 13 to the Barons 16 turnovers.
What Coach Says:
Coach Westerlund said, "This is a new group, 80 percent of this group has only been practicing a week in our system and you could clearly see that in tonight's game. We have some growing to do as a team. Our defense is a big area of concern. We need to be much better on that end of the floor." Westerlund also said, "I liked the way we competed though. We competed and played hard our execution was just really poor. I thought Kain and Seamus were both really good tonight. I thought Mohamed was showed some good things offensively as well, but like I said for us its going to be the defensive end. We need to find our identity on that end of the floor."
Lakers travel to Circleville tomorrow to take on Ohio Christian. OCU defeated the Lakers before Thanksgiving 79-68. Tip-off tomorrow is 7pm.