Back at home with a Region 24 game on the schedule, the Lakers are hoping to bounce back from a tough loss on Saturday. With a struggling Shawnee team visiting, this will be a good chance to right the ship back to the winning narrative. 

Here is a preview of tonight’s game. 

Team Records: Lake Land (8-5, 1-3) vs. Shawnee (3-6, 0-2)

Where: Laker Fieldhouse

Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at Laker Fieldhouse

Tip-Off: 7:00 p.m.

Opponent’s Past Results: The team began their season 3-1 but has since suffered a five-game losing streak. Shawnee hasn’t won a game since defeating Tennessee Prep on November 16th. Since then, the team has lost to Lewis & Clark 64-56, Olney Central 88-61, Itawamba 85-62, Vincennes 70-52, and John A. Logan 81-60. 

Shawnee’s Top Players: Two players lead the team in scoring. That includes sophomore AK Hazley leading the way with 14.7 points per game. Behind him is sophomore Ashton Young at 11.7 points per game. Halsey is tied with Miles Lemon for the lead in rebounding with 6.0. As a team, Shawnee is averaging 67.8 points per game. That includes shooting 43.0% from the field, 31.0% from three-point range, and 67.0% from the free throw line. 

Opponent’s Potential Starting Lineup

G: Elijah Edwards: 4.7 PPG, 0.8 RPG, 2.8 APG, 0.3 SPG, 0.0 BPG

G: Ty’Reonn King: 7.3 PPG, 2.1 RPG, 3.4 APG, 1.2 SPG, 0.2 BPG 

G: Jay Moore: 7.0 PPG, 3.9 RPG, 0.8 APG, 0.3 SPG, 0.0 BPG

F: AK Hazley, sophomore: 14.7 PPG, 6.0 RPG< 1.2 APG, 1.1 SPG, 0.3 BPG

F: Miles Lemon: 8.9 PPG, 6.0 RPG, 0.3 APG, 0.6 SPG, 0.6 BPG

Lake Land’s Past Results: After trailing 39-29 at halftime, Lake Land’s comeback bid came up short as the Lakers fell to Olney Central 82-72 on the road on Saturday. Johnny Close led the way with 25 points, while Yassen Hussein added 15 points and 18 rebounds.  

Lake Land’s Recent Starting Lineup

G: Arnardo Camacho, 6-foot-4 sophomore: 8.4 PPG, 4.3 RPG, 7.2 APG, 1.8 SPG, 0.4 BPG

G: Johnny Close, 6-foot-4 sophomore: 14.5 PPG, 1.2 RPG, 1.0 APG, 1.9 SPG, 0.1 BPG

G: Dailliss Cox, 6-foot-6 sophomore: 13.7 PPG, 3.9 RPG< 2.4 APG, 1.3 SPG, 0.6 BPG

F: Amar Kuljuhovic, 6-foot-9 sophomore: 12.0 PPG, 10.5 RPG, 1.4 APG, 0.7 SPG, 0.6 BPG

F: Yassen Hussein, 6-foot-9 sophomore: 13.9 PPG, 8.3 RPG, 1.3 APG, 0.6 SPG, 2.7 BPG