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Cougars Battle to the Last Minute Against Florida College


(11/17/09) Temple Terrace, FL -- Clearwater Christian College lost a tough game to Florida College 73-72. The hot shooting Falcons built a lead early in the game, but CCC hung around and went into the half down 39-32. FC eventually pushed the lead to 18 points with 12 minutes to go in the 2nd half. But the Cougars stormed back behind outstanding play from the bench to cut the Florida College lead to 1 with 1 minute to play in the game. The comeback was led by outstanding defense from Matt Wells, Todd Wahlberg, Mike Walker, George Youstra, and Mark Cannon. The Cougars had a chance to win the game on the final shot but couldn't get it to fall.

Lonzo Saunders led the Cougars with 19 points and Matt Wells added 10. Bryan Spears led the team with 7 rebounds, and Bryan Copeland led with 7 assists.