Late rally falls short for Titan men

11/29/2009 11:24


LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Trailing by 25 with 10 minutes remaining, Lane pulled within two points in the final seconds, but Columbia Basin held on for an 88-84 victory in the Pierce Community College men’s basketball tournament.

Quincy Alexander’s three-pointer with nine seconds left got the Titan (0-3) within 86-84, but Columbia Basin hit two free throws after that to clinch the win.

Alexander scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Titans, who trailed 35-28 at halftime.

Mat Delaunay had 16, Kirk Forstrom added 12 and Brandon Durham had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Lane.

Section: Regional Roundup
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