Courtesy of Kyle Taylor – Langston Sports Information
SILOAM SPRINGS, Ark. – Four players scored in double figures as the 15th ranked Langston University Lions defeated the John Brown University Golden Eagles 78-46 on Saturday at Bill George Arena.
The Lions built a 12-point halftime advantage at 35-23 and pushed it to as much as 32 points, improving to 9-0 overall and 5-0 in the Sooner Athletic Conference in their victory over the Golden Eagles.
Langston snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Golden Eagles, dating back to the 2018-19 season. Saturday’s victory is also the sixth victory the Lions have won by 20 or more points this season under head coach Chris Wright.
Collectively, Langston hit 52 percent (27-of-52) from the field and converted 22-of-28 free throw attempts. Tristan Harper and D’Monte Brown both led Langston in scoring with 14 points apiece. A.J. Rainey and Chereef Knox also tallied double digits with 10 points apiece.
Langston (9-0, 5-0 SAC) hosts Arkansas Baptist at home on Tuesday, Dec. 6. Game time is set for 6 p.m.
Next Game: Arkansas Baptist College 12/6/2022 | 6:00 pm