MMI loses to McLennan in NJCAA Tournament

Published 11:48 pm Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Christian Bradford scored 30 points, but it wasn’t enough as Marion Military Institute fell to McLennan 78-70 in the first round of the National Junior College Athletic Association’s men’s Division I basketball tournament.

Bradford was 10-for-22 shooting and made four 3-pointers to keep it close, but Marion made only 9-of-18 free throws and was outrebounded 34-31.

Audre Jackson scored 20 points and had nine rebounds to lead McLennan in the win.

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Ronnie Baylark with 12 points and Charles Tripp with 11 points were also in double figures for Marion in the loss.

The tournament is being played in Hutchinson, Kansas.