(Featured photo: Jalen McCoy of the Pacers attempts a shot against LMU. Mike Adams/ Augusta Good News)
Lincoln Memorial University claimed the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Basketball Championship March 14 by defeating the University of South Carolina Aiken 89-83 at Christenberry Fieldhouse.
The Pacers knocked off top-seeded Augusta University Sunday to make it to the final round. They beat the Jags all three times the teams met in the 2022-2023 season.
Lincoln Memorial led most of the game, up 44-37 at the half.
The Pacers tried to come back in the second half, outscoring the Railsplitters 46-45.
Jalen McCoy led the Pacers with 34 points on the night.
The Railsplitters head to the Elite 8.
Mike Adams has won multiple Georgia Press Association awards for his sports photography.