Johnson’s final three-pointer lifts Lane men
COOS BAY — Justin Johnson made a three pointer with 1.6 seconds left to lift Lane Community College to a 77-74 Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball victory against Southwestern Oregon on Wednesday.
Johnson finished with 27 points for the Titans (11-10, 3-6 NWAC), who snapped a five-game losing streak.
Johnson, a sophomore point guard, made 7 of 12 three-point attempts. Jacob Bigler also scored 13 for Lane. and Chase Iwate-Bartelme had 11 points and seven rebounds.
Lane men fall in shootout at Linn-Benton, 94-90
ALBANY — Jacob Bigler scored 26 points Wednesday, but Linn-Benton rallied in the second half for a 94-90 NWAC South Region men’s basketball win.
The Titans (10-8, 2-4) led 50-49 at halftime.
Andrew Smith tallied 14 points for Lane, Ahmad Jones had 12 points, Darell McCall pumped in 11 points and Chase Iwate-Barteme added 10.
For Linn-Benton (9-9, 3-4), Brodie Marchant had 19 points and Jesse Marchant added 16.
Lane basketball splits with Portland
The Lane women’s basketball team routed visiting Portland 87-48, and the Titan men lost 89-81 to the Panthers.
Sierra Carrier came off the bench to score 20 points and grab 16 rebounds to lead Lane (15-3, 4-1) to the Northwest Athletic Conference win over the Panthers (3-9, 1-1).
Jacob Bigler scored 18 and Chase Iwate-Bartelme added 15 points for Lane (10-7, 2-3 NWAC) in its loss.
Clackamas routs Lane men
Visiting Clackamas shot nearly 50 percent from the field on the way to a 98-64 rout of Lane in a Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball game on Saturday.
The Cougars (8-7, 1-2 NWAC) also outrebounded the Titans (9-5, 1-1 NWAC) 57-41.
Isaiah Visoria came off the bench to lead Lane with 13 points.
Lane men hold on for fifth straight win
Jacob Bigler scored 23 points, and Lane Community College, which saw its 22-point lead widdled down to one late the game, held on to defeat visiting Southwest Oregon 98-94 in a Northwest Athletic Conference men’s basketball game on Wednesday.
Justin Johnson also had 23 points and 10 assists for the Titans (9-4, 1-0 South Region), who won their fifth straight game.
Jaylin Robinson had 10 points and eight rebounds for Lane.