No Sweep of Hounds as Storm Falls on Road at Indianapolis

PAINESVILLE, OHIO - Two weeks ago, the Lake Erie College men's basketball team scored the first 18 points and pulled out a one-point home win over the University of Indianapolis. On Saturday (Dec.19) the Storm scored the first basket of the day, but it would be the last time LEC would lead as the Greyhounds hit 10 three-pointers in an 83-55 win.

The Storm (4-9) hit just two shots from behind the three-point line in 17 attempts and shot just 41.4 percent overall in dropping its third straight game.

Junior guard Antonio Kidd (Cleveland, Ohio/Lakewood) scored 13 points to lead Lake Erie while freshman center Garrick Sims (Barberton, Ohio/Barberton) added 10. The pair combined to go 11-of-17 from the floor while the rest of the team was just 12-of-39.

Though the Storm only had that 2-0 lead, Lake Erie kept the game close for a majority of the first half. Trailing by just three points, 27-24, with 2:58 remaining in the opening half, the Storm was outscored 11-4 heading into halftime.

The Greyhounds (5-3) extended the lead quickly to 18 with a 10-3 spurt to open the second half. Sims' jumper, which cut the lead to 16 at the 15:32 mark, was the closest the Storm would get the rest of the way.

Darius Adams led Indianapolis with a game-high 21 points and nine rebounds. The Greyhounds, who hit on 49% from the floor, had three other players reach double figures and outrebounded the Storm 42-29.

Lake Erie returns home Monday night, Dec. 21, to host California University (Pa.), at the Jerome T. Osborne Family Athletic and Wellness Center. The game is the second game of a holiday hoops doubleheader. The LEC women will play Notre Dame College at 5 p.m.