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Lane men have six-game winning streak snapped

01/31/2016 12:14

The Lane men’s basketball team had a six-game winning streak snapped Saturday in an 89-74 home loss to Clark.

The Titans shot only 34.4 percent from the field in the first half in trailing 50-33 at halftime.

Lane (18-4, 6-3 NWAC South) fell into a second-place tie with Clackamas in the regional standings with the Penguins (17-4, 8-1) remaining atop the race.

Usama Zaid led Lane with 25 points, seven rebounds and four assists. Jacob Bigler and Mitch Franz added 13 and 11 points, respectively.

Clark’s Bryan Berg led all scorers with 27 points.

Bigler paces Lane men to victory at Linn-Benton

01/28/2016 12:48

ALBANY — Jacob Bigler scored 20 points coming off the bench to lead three Lane players in double figures as the Titans defeated Linn-Benton 81-68 in an NWAC men’s basketball game Wednesday.

Usama Zaid scored 17 points and had 13 rebounds for the Titans (18-3, 6-2), and Davonte Cleveland added 11 points.

The Titans play at 4 p.m. Saturday against Clark (16-4, 7-1), which is currently first in the South Region.

Men #8 In Latest Poll

01/23/2016 10:09

Alaska Airlines Men's Basketball Coaches Poll 
January 21 , 2016



Record (Region, Overall)





4-0, 18-2

76 (6)




6-0, 15-3

66 (2)




3-1, 14-3




Big Bend

4-0, 14-6




Lower Columbia

4-0, 12-6





4-0, 13-6




S. Puget Sound

3-1, 14-4





4-2, 16-3



Also receiving votes: Highline 9, Everett 5, Whatcom 1
Next Poll: Feb 4


NWAC Players of the Week (January 11-17)

01/20/2016 11:39

Usama Zaid, Lane, Sophomore, Guard-Forward

In two games last week, Zaid averaged 23.0 ppg and 10 rebounds to go with 7 steals 9 assists and 6 blocked shots in league wins over Portland and Southwestern Oregon.

Zaid is currently 2nd in the league is scoring (25.5ppg), 2nd in steals (2.3 spg) 5th in rebounds (9.7 rbg) and 6th in free throw percentage (85.9%). This is Zaid's second player of the week honor this season.

Zaid, Bigler lead way for Lane men on road

12/29/2015 20:24

WEED, Calif. — Usama Zaid scored 29 points and Jacob Bigler added 20 to lead Lane Community College to a 97-75 men’s basketball victory over College of the Siskiyous on Monday night at the Siskiyous Classic.

Bigler was 6 of 12 from three-point range for the Titans (10-1), who won their sixth straight game. Jon Adsit also had 10 points for Lane.

Tray Dispany led the Eagles with 16 points.

The Titans will play Shasta College at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Bigler, Zaid lead Lane men to title

12/20/2015 13:35

Jacob Bigler and Usama Zaid combined for 67 points in leading Lane to a 104-91 men’s basketball victory over rival Clark in the championship game of the Lane Crossover tournament Saturday.

Bigler came off the bench to score 38 points, including nine three-pointers. He was 13 for 22 from the field and hit 9 for 17 from three-point range. Zaid finished with 29 points and nine rebounds.

Both players were selected to the all-tournament team, and Zaid was named MVP after amassing 87 points and 36 rebounds in three tournament games.

The Titans (9-1) have won five straight games.

Duce Namazi added 14 points for Lane, and Davonte Cleveland finished with seven rebounds and six assists. Bryan Berg scored 24 points to lead Clark (8-2).

Lower Columbia defeated Umpqua 75-60 in the third-place game and Peninsula downed Blue Mountain 80-77 to win the consolation final.

Lane wins to advance in its own men’s tourney

12/18/2015 14:33

Usama Zaid had 21 points, 11 rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots Thursday night in leading Lane to a 70-65 win over Blue Mountain in the opening round of the Lane Crossover men’s basketball tournament.

Duce Namazi added 14 points for the Titans (7-1), who will play Umpqua at 6 p.m. today after the Riverhawks topped Everett, 91-85.

Jared Mathews had 16 points and 13 rebounds for Blue Mountain (6-4).

Bigler goes for 30 in Lane three spree

12/13/2015 11:10

Jacob Bigler scored 30 points and made 7 of 12 three-pointers to lead Lane Community College to a 91-75 men’s basketball victory over Linn-Benton at the Dale Bates Tournament on Saturday.

Usama Zaid added 28 points and was 5 of 8 on threes as the Titans (5-1) shot 16 of 30 from beyond the arc. Duce Namazi had 16 points and had four three-pointers.

Andrew Evans led the Roadrunners (1-4) with 22 points.

Lane will play Umpqua for fourth place at 10 a.m. today. Spokane and the Seattle Mountaineers play for the title at 2 p.m.

Goode propels Seattle past Titans at tourney

12/12/2015 11:12

Marcus Goode had 26 points, 18 rebounds and six blocks to lead the Seattle Mountaineers to an 89-77 men’s basketball victory over Lane Community College at the Dale Bates Tournament on Friday.

Usama Zaid had 30 points and Raekwon Mingledorff added 17 for the Titans (4-1). Anthony Golden had 24 points for the Mountaineers, who were 14 of 31 from three-point range.

In another quarterfinal, Erik Johnson led four scorers in double figures in Southwestern Oregon’s 87-83 win over New Hope Christian. Isiah Large led the Deacons with 29 points, and Carlos McLeod had 25 points and 17 rebounds.

Strong finish gives Lane a win

12/04/2015 10:12

Usama Zaid had 21 points and nine rebounds for Lane Community College in a 74-69 men’s basketball win against New Hope Christian on Thursday.

Jacob Bigler also scored 12 for the Titans. The score was 33-33 at halftime but Lane pulled away in the final seven minutes.

Isiah Large had 21 points and eight assists for the Deacons.

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Zaid leads Lane men to win over Chemeketa

01/19/2016 09:22

Usama Zaid scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Lane to a 103-92 victory over Chemeketa in an NWAC men’s basketball game Monday night at Lane.

The Titans (15-3, 3-2 Southern Region) won their third consecutive game and moved into a tie for third place in the league standings with Chemeketa and Umpqua, which Lane will meet on Wednesday in Roseburg.

Jacob Bigler added 23 points for the Titans. Bradley Branch led Chemeketa (12-6, 3-2) with 18 points.