Augustana wins Div II title, beating Lincoln Memorial 90-81

Mar 26, 2016 9:41 PM by Associated Press

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Alex Richter scored 26 points and Daniel Jansen had 25 to lead Augustana of South Dakota to the NCAA Division II championship, 90-81 over top-ranked Lincoln Memorial of Tennessee on Saturday.

Casey Schilling added 20 points and 19 rebounds. He scored eight points early in the second half to help second-seeded Augustana take an eight-point lead after Lincoln Memorial pulled to 45-43.

The Vikings (34-2) outrebounded Lincoln Memorial 42-36 and made 21 of 27 free throws. LMU (34-3) was only 9 for 18 from the line, and 6-foot-9 Emanuel Terry and 6-5 Dorian Pinson fouled out.

Gerel Simmons led Lincoln Memorial with 21 points. Terry and Jalen Steele had 15 each, and Pinson finished with 13.

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