The Laramie County Community College men’s basketball team fell short in its last home game of the season, losing to Trinidad State Junior College 92-81.
The Golden Eagles had four players in double-digits. Sophomore guard Elijah Oliver led the team with 20 points and 8 rebounds. Sophomore guard Da’Zhon Wyche scored 18 points, while sophomore guard Landon Taliaferro and freshman guard Zaire Mateen added 17 and 12 points, respectively.
After scoring 37 points and having only a two-point lead going into the second half, the Trojans scored 55 points on the Golden Eagles in the second half to win by 11 points. The Trojans were led by sophomore guard Tykeem Anderson, who had a game high 21 points. The Trojans had four other players score in double figures, with freshman guard Trevell Cunningham scoring 12 points and leading the team with seven assists.
With the loss to the Trojans, the Golden Eagles finish their home season games with a record of 10-5. The Golden Eagles have two more regular season games before the playoffs and hope to improve on their 16-12 record.
LCCC will play Lamar Community College at 7 p.m., Wednesday in Colorado.