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Demons survive NC scare to take MCCCU tourney crown
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SOPHOMORE FORWARD ZACH JONES (24) paced North Central with 16 points to go along with 12 rebounds in Tuesdays loss to Lugoff-Elgin in the finals of the Mid-Carolina Credit Union Basketball Tournament played at The Castle in Boonetown.
With the way North Central’s luck has been this season, first-year Knights’ head coach Cary Phillips was hoping that at least this one break would go his team’s way. With the tourney hosts trailing Lugoff-Elgin, 63-60, in Tuesday’s championship game of the Mid-Carolina Credit Union Holiday Tournament at The Castle in Boonetown, North Central had one last chance to send the game into overtime with a 3-point goal. Instead, the shot did everything but drop as the Demons won the title with a 63-60 win over the Knights.