Lake Land will travel to face Lewis and Clark in a play-in game Saturday to determine who will advance into the Region 24 NJCAA Central District mens basketball quarterfinals.

The Lakers, who finished 10th in the conference, lost twice to Lewis and Clark – 85-78 on Jan. 11 and 110-97 last week.

The winner advances to take on Vincennes, which beat Lake Land 70-64 on Jan. 15 and 100-59 on Feb. 19.

Lake Land finished the regular season 8-22 overall, 3-17 in the conference.


John A. Logan18-225-5W8
Olney Central14-624-6L2
Wabash Valley14-620-10W1
Lincoln Trail11-918-10W2
Lewis & Clark9-1116-12L2
Lake Land3-178-22W1

Region 24 NJCAA Central District Tournament Pairings:
Saturday, Feb. 29
First-Round Play-in Games
Kaskaskia at Shawnee, 3 pm, CST
Lake Land at Lewis & Clark, 3 pm, CST
Southeastern at Southwestern, 7 pm, CST

Mon, Mar.2 Quarterfinals at Rend Lake College, Ina, Ill.
Kaskaskia-Shawnee winner vs John A. Logan, 1 pm, CST
Lincoln Trail vs. Wabash Valley, 3 pm, CST
Lake Land or Lewis & Clark vs. Vincennes, 5 pm, CST,
Southeastern or SWIC vs Olney Central, 7 pm, CST

Wed, Mar. 4 Semifinals at Rend Lake
5 pm & 7 pm, CST, 6 pm  & 8 pm

Fri, Mar. 6 Championship Game at Rend Lake
7 pm, CST