8 straight for CCC men

By Steve Sell
January 27, 2017

ESPANOIA, New Mexico — Eight is great for Central Christian College’s men’s basketball team.

The Tigers are now 8-0 in January as they improved to 16-5 overall with an important 80-67 victory over Northern New Mexico, completing the season sweep.

Central turns around and plays Johnson and Wales Saturday afternoon.

There was no stopping Michael Gholston, who poured in 27 points and was in the zone from long range by making 7 of 10 3-balls. Daniel Nwosuh scored 12, and Sam Clayborn and Kendric Warren added 10. Jubril Osagie pulled down 11 rebounds.

Central (80) — Warren 10, Osagie 9, Clayborn 10, Nwosuh 12, Gholston 27, Kuminga 4, Burton 8.

Northern New Mexico (67) — Ugbisien 7, Infante 13, Simmons 18, Tucker 11, Coca 9, Woods-Williams 1, Burgard 4, Owona 4.


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