PORTLAND, Ore. -- Mak Hutson had 16 points and Zeke Crawford added a double-double as the Lewis & Clark Pioneers won their second straight game, 94-69, over the Portland Bible Wildcats on Monday night.
Hutson shot 6 for 7 from the floor and seven assists and three rebounds, matching his career high for assists. Crawford had his fourth double-digit scoring game in his last five outings. His 14 rebounds are a career high.
Lewis & Clark (2-5) opened up to a 50-32 halftime lead on 55 percent shooting and nine 3-pointers. The Pios also shot a season-high 27 free throws, making 18.
Overall, the Pioneers didn't cool down much in the second half, shooting 17 of 39 (44 percent). Lewis & Clark did slow from the 3-point line, however, at 1 for 11.
In Lewis & Clark's last game, a 73-63 win over Southwestern last Saturday, the Pioneers had their first game with fewer than 20 turnovers since Nov. 15. Against Portland Bible, the Pios committed 15, their second-lowest total this season.
- Panicacci's 12 points is a career high surpassing his previous total of eight from last Saturday's win over Southwestern
- Kennedy, who transferred to Lewis & Clark from Mount Hood CC before the season, opened the year with a 10-point performance at Warner Pacific
- Kennedy also added three assists, a block and a steal
- Lewis & Clark held a rebounding advantage of 49-34 including 18 offensive rebounds, double that of the Wildcats
- Crawford had six offensive rebounds
- Crawford went 4 for 8 from the free-throw line, while Kennedy made all four of his attempts
- Portland Bible had four in double figures led by 15 each from Michael Larson and Durham Rosser
Lewis & Clark hosts D'Youville this Wednesday in the first of back-to-back Wednesday games. The Pios welcome in UC-Santa Cruz on Dec. 17.