NLC Blazers advance to national championship tournament in the NJCAA Region V Division III
IRVING, Texas— The North Lake College (NLC) Men's Basketball team won the NJCAA Region V Division III Championship on Monday, February 26. This is the 2nd consecutive and 7th overall regional victory for Head Coach Tim McGraw and NLC.
North Lake defeated Eastfield College with a final score of 88-76. The NLC Blazers were led by sophomore Byrale Carter, who scored 23 points, which was the highest score achieved by any North Lake and Eastfield player during the regional game.
The team advances to the national tournament held March 15-17 in Loch Sheldrake, NY, to defend their 2017 National Championship.
For team statistics, visit njcaa.org/sports/mbkb and for additional information about North Lake College Men's Basketball, visit northlakecollege.edu/basketball.
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