Lions Lose to Cal in Day 1 of Thanksgiving Classic
LOS ANGELES – The LMU Lions misplaced to the California Golden Bears on Day 1 of the LMU Thanksgiving Classic, 68-49.
The recreation began with LMU main California thanks to early basketball passes Khari Clark and Amaya Oliver. Two made free throws Alexis Mark introduced the Lions up by 4 which might be their greatest lead of the sport.
The Lions started to wrestle in the center of the quarter not to make a basket to get previous the Golden Bears. At the 4:12 mark, California went on a 4-0 run to lead the Lions by 5, 14-9.
In the second quarter, California was first to get on the board. The Lions wouldn’t rating till 6:42 Khari Clark hit a jumper from Ariel Johnson. The Lions began to achieve momentum on the finish of the quarter and three consecutive tries of Nicole Rodriguez and Se’Quoia Allmond; come inside 5 of the Golden Bear. Allmond led the second quarter going 3-6 from the sector.
The third quarter California went on a 3-0 run, however LMU adopted with a 2-0 run of their very own. The Lions tried to preserve the sport shut by staying inside 10 factors of the Golden Bear. With 5:12 left in the quarter, Johnson made a jumper, adopted by two free throws that put the Lions a couple of factors nearer to the Golden Bears. Just earlier than the 2-minute warning, LMU began to get spunk when Mark bought a steal and a three-pointer and Destiny Samuel adopted by an essay.
The comeback seemed promising for the Lions in the fourth till Cal went on a 12-0 run to lengthen their lead. LMU by no means gave up and performed arduous till the top. The Lions had 12 factors in the paint and shot 50% from the sector.
Mark completed with 10 factors and added 4 rebounds to the guide. Allmond additionally completed with 10 factors, two rebounds and one steal.
The Lions’ subsequent recreation might be tomorrow, Nov. 26, in opposition to Wichita State on day two of the LMU Thanksgiving Classic.
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