December 5, 2016

CARTERVILLE – Kaskaskia outrebounded John A. Logan College 27-22 on the way to a 71-62 road win. Kaskaskia is now 8-2 overall and 2-0 in the conference.

Logan controlled the game in the first half but had only a 31-30 lead at halftime. Kaskaskia finally took the lead 44-39 after the break and never looked back.  Tajauan Johnson led the Blue Devils with 23 points while Kewan Smith had 11 points and Steven Julian scored 10.

Chad Culbreath paced the Volunteers with 15 points and Will Robinson and Jerome Davis each added 12.

The Volunteers, ranked No. 8nationally in the pre-season, are now 6-4 overall and 2-2 in the league. Logan will be idle until hosting unbeaten Vincennes next Saturday. The women will play at 1 p.m. with the men starting at 3 p.m.

“We did not play well enough to beat a good team,” said Logan head coach Kyle Smithpeters. “We got killed on the boards and we did not shoot well. We’ve got a lot of work to do before we face Vincennes.”