Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013
Destination: National Championship Game
DANVILLE -- After rallying from 23 points down in the second half of their quarterfinal win Wednesday night, trailing by seven in the semifinals was no big deal.
Owens Community College led 59-52 midway through the second half before the Warriors took control with a 23-4 run and went on to an 80-75 semifinal win.
Jeril Taylor led Rend Lake with 19 points and nine rebounds. Bronson Verhines added 17 points and nine boards for the Warriors who will play Moraine Valley at 7:30 Saturday night for the national championship.
Moraine Valley beat Brown Mackie College 81-75. Moraine eliminate Rend Lake in last year's national tourney.
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