Lincoln (Pa.) vs Howard

Lincoln (Pa.) 68, Howard 62

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Will Cole scored 22 points and led a second-half surge by Lincoln (Pa.), which went on to a 68-62 victory over Howard on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

A 3-pointer by George Jackson began a 10-0 run by the Lions, a Division II team, after the Bison had built a 45-35 lead with 14:01 remaining.

Anton Dickerson's 3-pointer for Howard broke a 45-45 tie, but Lincoln scored the next eight points, six of them by Cole, to lead 53-48 with 7:33 to play. The Lions never trailed again.

Calvin Thompson scored 11 of his 21 points in the first half for Howard, which took a 32-24 lead at intermission after trailing 13-3.

Cole had 13 rebounds for Lincoln and made 10 of 11 free throws. Jackson scored 15 points.

Dickerson had 14 points for Howard, and Mike Phillips had 13 points and nine rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Lincoln (Pa.) (1-0) «244468
Howard (0-1)323062

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Lincoln (Pa.) Lions
W. Cole, F346-1010-11130222
W. Newsome, F220-32-23012
G. Jackson, G296-140-122215
K. Sharpe, G203-96-710112
B. Rogers, G160-12-35132
D. Washington254-73-513211
R. Glover182-30-02034
S. Whittington140-10-02000
J. Kellman100-30-00120
J. Ford60-00-00010
J. Jackson60-00-01020
Totals 21-5123-293571968
 41.2%79.3% 
Howard Bison
M. Phillips, F384-115-691213
A. Leary, C140-10-02050
C. Thompson, G378-183-530321
S. Frazier, G321-75-63328
P. Okoroh, G221-20-03052
O. Ellison220-04-43024
A. Dickerson184-85-530214
B. Ford120-00-00120
T. Boyomo40-00-00010
T. Lee10-00-00000
Totals 18-4722-262952462
 38.3%84.6% 

MEAC
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.C. Central13-325-9202
Norfolk St.12-417-17242
Morgan St.11-514-16326
Hampton11-514-17284
Savannah St.10-613-16279
Md.-E. Shore9-714-20278
S.C. State7-911-20302
Delaware St.7-910-22332
Coppin St.7-98-24336
Beth.-Cook.6-1010-22346
Howard5-1110-24338
Florida A&M5-117-23349
N.C. A&T1-153-29350
 
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EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83