TUCKER NETS SEASON HIGH IN 77-53 WIN OVER LINCOLN UNIVERSITY
Feb. 7, 2012
LINCOLN, PA- Rondy Tucker scored a season high 22 points as Elizabeth City State University toppled Lincoln University of Pennsylvania 77-53 Tuesday night at Manuel Rivero Hall.
Tucker's 10th point of the night, a layup with 3:45 left in the first half, gave the Vikings a double digit lead that they would not relinquish. He finished the half with 12 points on 5-6 shooting and Omar Jones added 11 points and the Vikings held a commanding 42-26 at the intermission.
ECSU shot a blistering 56% from the floor in the first half and in the second half held the Lions to just 6-21 attempts from the field. The spread favored ECSU by a minimum of 15 points and ballooned to a much as 24 in the closing half.
The Vikings were also +11 in rebounding on the evening 43-32 and held a 40-16 advantage in points in the paint.
The Lions slip to 10-13 on the season with a 5-7 mark in the CIAA.
ECSU (11-11, CIAA 5-7) will return to action on Thursday, February 9th when they take on Bowie State University in Bowie, MD. Game time is scheduled for 7:30pm. Visit www.ecsuvikings.com and follow on Twitter @ECSUVikings.