Looking to rebound from a recent tough stretch, Central Baptist College took the court at home against American Midwest Conference foe Lyon College.

CBC (17-8, 10-8 AMC) dominated the Scots, taking the lead with 7:41 left in the first half and running away with a 74-48 win over Lyon (15-11, 9-9 AMC).

Senior Percell Washington had a 22-point, 10-rebound double-double, his second consecutive double-double, while senior Victor Dukes had 15 points, the only other Mustangs in double figures.

CBC shot 52.6 percent from the floor, 31.8 percent from three and outrebounded the Scots 39-25 while forcing 16 turnovers.

Washington made the first basket of the game before Lyon tied it up and the game would be tied until a junior Jarma Perkins three with 18:04 left in the first half to take a 7-4 lead.

Lyon went on a 7-2 run to take an 11-9 lead with 15:42 left in the half.

Lyon stretched the lead out to six twice before tying the game at 19 on a Dukes free throw with 8:59 left in the half.

After a Lyon basket that gave the Scots the lead again, a Dukes three gave CBC a 22-21 lead and they ended the half on a 16-6 run to lead 38-27 at the half.

CBC opened the second half on a 14-2 run to lead 52-29 with 16:02 left in the game. The lead reached 30 at one point before finishing 74-48.

The win clinched a spot in the AMC Tournament for CBC for the third year in a row.

Next up, is a road trip Thursday to Columbia, Missouri.

Tip-off for the matchup with the Cougars is set for 7:30 p.m.


Lyon 71,

CBC 57

Coming off a tough defeat against Williams Baptist on Saturday, Central Baptist College played their final Tuesday night game of the regular season against American Midwest Conference foe No. 17 Lyon College.

CBC (15-9, 11-9 AMC) played well, but the Scots (21-4, 17-3 AMC) shot over 50 percent from the field and outrebounded the Mustangs in a 71-57 victory.

Senior Antoinette Shrepee had a career-high 20 points, while junior Sierra Carrier had 11.

CBC shot 36.4 percent from the field and grabbed 26 rebounds compared to 35 for the Scots.

Next up for the Mustangs is a Thursday road trip to No. 1 Columbia, Missouri.

Tip-off is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.