Newtown, PA – Thursday night the Lackawanna College Basketball team used a double-double by Nikhi Barnes and a second half three-point explosion by J'von Winslow to beat Bucks County Community College 84-77. Barnes double-double consisted of 16 points, and 12 rebounds. He combined 14 of those 16 with the 7 second half three-pointers contributed by Winslow to spark Lackawanna to their 4th conference win without a loss.
Winslow was the squad's high scorer with a total of 26 points. He was followed by Talek Williams with 17, Barnes with his 16 and Ricki Lopez-Mercedes with 12. Barnes's 12 rebounds were the team high as well as his 6 assists.
Today's contest was the first ever between Lackawanna and Bucks as Region XIX Division II opponents. Previously the Centurions were a DIII school before moving up this season.
Lackawanna has a one-day rest before they travel to New Rochelle, New York to participate in the Monroe College Roundball Classic. Their first opponent is Monroe Community College in a Saturday 5:00 PM contest.