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Sandburg Men’s Basketball Loses to Wayne County at NJCAA

WGIL Newsroom . Local Sports 462

Sandburg Chargers

The Carl Sandburg Chargers men’s basketball team came back from 18 points down at the half,  but lost to Wayne County, Michigan 56-53 today in game one of the NJCAA Division II Championships at Danville, Illinois.

Sandburg missed a couple of 3 point attempts with less than 10 seconds to play. Vince Gooden hit 5 threes in the second half as Sandburg outscored Wayne County 39-28 in the 2nd half. Gooden scored 15 points, while Juwon Hubbard scored 19.

Sandburg will now play in the consolation bracket tomorrow afternoon at 3pm.  They’ll play the loser of the Wake-Tech, Central-Columbus game. We’ll have live updates from tomorrow’s game on WGIL, sponsored by Carl Sandburg College.

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