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Railsplitters Sneak Away 76-75 Win


Jermichael Tanner beats the defender to the spot for a quick lay-up.(Photo by Robbie Robertson)

The men's basketball game between the Brevard College Tornados and the Lincoln Memorial University Railsplitters on Saturday afternoon was full of excitement as the game went down to the wire, with LMU sneaking away from Boshamer Gymnasium with a thrilling 76-75 overtime victory.

Both teams shot well in the first half, as Lincoln Memorial knocked down 12-of-23 attempts from the floor (52.2 percent), just slightly better than the Tornados who connected on 48 percent of their shots, going 12-of-25 from the field.

The Tornados found themselves down early, as LMU took a 10 point lead at 22-12 w...

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