MEN’S BASKETBALL TAKES DOWN RIVAL GCU
The Lancers put on a thrilling performance on Jan. 14 against longtime rival Grand Canyon University. The Lancers built up the lead early on, finishing out the first half with a 10-point lead with the score sitting at 39-29. The second half would see the Lopes put up a fierce counterattack, at one point closing the gap to as little as three points. Ultimately the overwhelming offensive strength would carry the Lancers to a 79-74 win over the Lopes.
WOMEN’S WATER POLO STARTS STRONG
The Lancers women’s water polo team opened the season on Jan. 13 with a doubleheader in the second game of the ASU Cross Conference Showdown. The Lancers and the Biola Eagles took turns leading for the first three quarters. CBU took the lead by one in the final quarter and scored six more goals in the final frame, ultimately winning the game and coming out victorious over the Eagles with a final score of 16-10.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL BATTLES STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
An aggressive home game ultimately ended in a 79-64 loss for the Lancers. The Ladyjacks started in the lead, but the Lancers closed that gap near the end of the first quarter, resulting in only a two-point lead for the Ladyjacks. The Lancers gained a four-point lead during the second quarter, but the second half led to their undoing, with the Lancers losing the ball to the Ladyjacks multiple times. Coupled with fouls, the team handed over the victory to Stephen F. Austin.