2012-13 Seasonal Path of the Lake Land College Lakers

  • Lakers win season opener

    Lakers win season opener
    The Lakers win their season opener on the road, defeating Lincoln College 72-67. LLC's Devin Carters leads all scorers with 14 points. The leading rebounder is Geovanni Ellis with 9 rebounds.
  • 1st Round win at Quality Inn Lakers Classic

    1st Round win at Quality Inn Lakers Classic
    The Lakers defeat Rock Valley College, 84-75, in the first round of the Quality Inn Lakers Classic. Devin Carter claimed game highs with 21 points and nine rebounds. LLC's Logan Carson added 17 points and eight rebounds.
  • Quality Inn Laker Classic OT win

    Quality Inn Laker Classic OT win
    The Lakers earn a semi-final win in the Quality Inn Laker Classic with an OT win, 81-79, over Oakland Community College.Though OCC's Aaron Hayes canned 26 points, LLC's Devin Carter matched Hayes point for point while teammate Aziz Thiandoum grabbed a half-dozen rebounds.
  • QILC loss in championship

    QILC loss in championship
    The Lakers lose to Parkland College, 64-46, in the Quality Inn Laker Classic Championship. Aziz Thiandoum and Giovanni Ellis score 10-apiece for Lake Land, but the Lakers can't keep up with the Cobras' Dominque Walls (22 pts.), Mark Gilchrese (18 pts / 10 reb), and Anthony Woods (13 pts).
  • GRAC opener victory over RLC

    GRAC opener victory over RLC
    Lake Land slips by Rend Lake College at Laker Field House, 68-65, in the season opener of the Great Rivers Athletic Conference. Logan Carson and Harold McBride Jr. score 15 points each. Carson collected nine rebounds.
  • A Region 24 OT win in Godfrey

    A Region 24 OT win in Godfrey
    The Lakers nip Lewis & Clark Community College, 95-94, in LLC's second OT win (our of two) of the season. A double-double by L&C's Malik Wineglass (12 pts / 10 reb), and three other Trailblazers in double-figure scoring, Sam Taylor (23), Marion Sykes (16), and Princeton Steward (11), weren't enough to outlast LLC's hot hands, including Harold McBride Jr. (double-double; 25 pts / 10 reb), Devin Carter (23), and Logan Carson (17).
  • Second loss of season

    Second loss of season
    The Lakers lose, 72-59, to Vincennes University at Laker Field House. LLC's Devin Carter led all scorers with 21 points.
  • Region 24 win by 20

    Region 24 win by 20
    Lake Land defeats Lincoln College, 98-78, at Laker Field House. Devin Carter of LLC leads all scorers with 23 points. Teammates Logan Carson and Harold McBride Jr. chip in with 17 and 15, respectively.
  • Lakers lose opener at HCC Tourney

    Lakers lose opener at HCC Tourney
    The Lakers lose, 66-51, to Marshalltown Community College in the first round of the HIghland Tournament in Freeport, IL. In teh loss, it's Carter vs. Carter, MCC's Troidell Carter going double-double with a dozen each of points and rebounds while LLC's Devin Carter doubles up with 22 points and 14 rebounds.
  • OT win at HCC Tourney

    OT win at HCC Tourney
    It took the third OT win (out of three) for the season for Lake Land to pick up a win at the HCC Tournament in Freeport, IL, edging Sauk Valley Community College, 80-78. SVCC's Jason Riley canned 31 points while teammate, Daven Ottley hit a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds. But LLC's Devin Carter went season high in scoring as he doubled up with 33 points and 12 rebounds. Teammate Logan Carson also double-doubled (13 pts / 11 reb).
  • LLC ends HCC Tourney with W

    LLC ends HCC Tourney with W
    A 78-63 victory over Harper College rounds out Lake Land's action at the Highland CC Tourney in Freeport, IL. The Lakers' Devin Carter led all scorers with 17 points. LLC's Credit a double-double to LLC's Geovanni Ellis with 14 points and 11 rebounds. Teammate chipped in with 11 points. And LLC's Kewan Davis shows up on the scoring radar, tallying 11 points. This is the Lakers' final game of 2012, and sport an overall record of 8-3, GRAC record of 1-0, and Region 24 record of 3-1.
  • Lakers start new year with W

    Lakers start new year with W
    Lake Land handles Lincoln Trail College, 76-61, at Laker Field House to kick of 2013. It is LLC's second GRAC win and sends the Lakers headlond into the grueling GRAC schedule.LLC's Harold McBride leads all scoeres with 17 points. Teammate Devin Carter adds 16 points, and Jason Henry contributes 14 ponits off the bench.
  • Lakers win Region 24 road matchup

    Lakers win Region 24 road matchup
    The long bus ride to Uulin is worth it for the Lakers, who win, 78-70, over the Saints of Shawnee Community College. LLC's Harold McBride Jr. tosses in a personal best 32 points while teammate Devin Carter backs that up with 22 more.
  • Lakers win battle of unbeatens

    Lakers win battle of unbeatens
    The Blue Storm of Southwestern Illinois College and the Lakers of Lake Land College are perfect in the GRAC to date. By the final buzzer, LLC had sole possesion of first with 70-63 win. LLC's Harold McBride Jr. led all scorers with 20 points. Teammate Devin Carter adds 17, and Javon Price comes off the bench to chip in 11 more.
  • Lakers dodge a bullet in Harrisburg

    Lakers dodge a bullet in Harrisburg
    A three-point victory, 71-68, over Southeastern Illinois College keeps the Lakers' conference record spotless at 4-0. SIC's Michael Walker's 24 points kept the Lakers busy on defense. LLC' Logan Carson led the Lakers with 19 points. Teammate Harold McBride supports Carson's effort with 18 more.
  • Lakers prevent spoilage at Laker Field House

    Lakers prevent spoilage at Laker Field House
    The Blue Devils of Kaskaskia College came just short of spoiling the Lakers' perfect GRAC record, losing 68-65. Logan Carson led teh Lakers' scoring for the second game in a row with 24 points. Harold McBride Jr. played a supporting role once more, adding 14 points, while DeMario McMillian begins to make his mark on LLC's roster, chipping in ten while pulling down nine rebounds.
  • Lakers survive "The Dungeon"

    Lakers survive "The Dungeon"
    Olney Central College's gym has a nickname, "The Dugeon," but the Blue Knights couldn't finish off the Lakers this time, Lake Land winning, 80-67. LLC's Giovanni Ellis came screaming off the bench with a statement of 20 points and eight rebounds. Teammate KeWan Davis threw in 19 points with Logan Carson adding a dozen. This game extends the Lakers' GRAC record to 6-0.
  • WVC deals Lakers first GRAC loss

    WVC deals Lakers first GRAC loss
    Wabash Valley College's season is sputtering, but they haven't forgotten how to play tough when a bigtime rival comes to town. Lake Land loses by a half-dozen, 80-74, in a game where the Warriors can't miss. WVC places five in double figures: Rontray Chavis (22), Alex Carr (13), Alvin Braddock (11), and off the bench, Tyrone Sherman and Phillip Jackson with 10-each. LLC's Harold McBride Jr. nets 20 points while Javon Price adds 13. The Lakers limp out of Mt. Carmel, a half-game up in the GRAC.
  • Lakers fall short against Logan

    Lakers fall short against Logan
    A 92-89 loss to John A. Logan College throws the Lakers into a three-way tie for the GRAC lead (with JAL and Rend Lake College). JAL's Aaron Adeoye was unstoppable, inside or outside, tallying 35 points to lead all scorers. LLC's Devin Carter tossed in 27, including 11-for-12 from the charity stripe. Teammate Harold McBride Jr. added 19 points.
  • Lakers sink in Rend Lake

    Lakers sink in Rend Lake
    The Lakers loose their third straight in Ina, 72-68, to the Warriors of Rand Lake College. Despite Harold McBride's game-high 22 points, the Lakers could not snap their 3-game skid against the Division II squad with a Top-10 ranking in the nation.
  • Lakers snap 3-game losing streak

    Lakers snap 3-game losing streak
    The Lakers dominated the Lewis & Clark CC Trailblazers, 81-41 at Laker Field House. LLC's Javon Price led all scorers with 21 points. Teammates Devin Carter added 16 while Harold McBride Jr. tossed in another ten.
  • National ranking T-blazers crush Lakers

    National ranking T-blazers crush Lakers
    VU's Darius Carter led all scorers with 32 points as the Trailblazers enjoy a home victory over LLC, 82-66. Teammate Devin Foster added 17 while Monte Burney chipped in with a dozen.
  • Lakers drop road game in Robinson

    Lakers drop road game in Robinson
    The Lakers lose a crucial road game in Robinson, 67-61, against the Statesmen of Lincoln Trail College.
  • McBride nails last second three for the win

    McBride nails last second three for the win
    Harold McBride Jr knocked down a last second triple as the Lakers overcome Shawnee Community College, 68-65. LLC's KeWan Davis led all scorers with 19 points, teammate Giovanni Ellis adding 16.
  • Lakers win in OT

    Lakers win in OT
    Lake Land College beats Southwestern Illinois College in a thrilling OT game, 83-80
  • Lakers by a lot over SIC

    Lakers by a lot over SIC
    The Lakers flew away from the Falcons of Southeastern IL College with an 82-62 win at Laker Field House. KeWan Davis and Devin Carter leads the Lakers scoring with 14 points apiece while Giovanni Ellis adds 13 and Landers Riddle III adds a dozen. The victory extends the Lakers winning streak to three games.
  • Lakers down the Blue Devils

    Lakers down the Blue Devils
    The Lakers won their fourth straight as they defeated the Kaskaskia College Blue Devils, 76-67.
  • OCC runs away with win in Mattoon

    OCC runs away with win in Mattoon
    Olney Central College down Lake Land, 89-73.
  • Lakers continue to struggle vs. WVC

    Lakers continue to struggle vs. WVC
    Depsite Devin Carter's 19 first half points, Lake Land falls to Wabash Valley, 78-59.
  • Lakers lose to JAL in regular season finale

    Lakers lose to JAL in regular season finale
    The Lakers losse their season finale in Carterville, 76-70, to the John A. Logan College Volunteers.