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BLue Jays smother Eureka in SLIAC men's semifinals

BLue Jays smother Eureka in SLIAC men's semifinals

Westminster to face MacMurray for tournament title Saturday afternoon

February 24th, 2012 in News

The Westminster College Blue Jays reached the finals of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference postseason tournament by stifling the second-highest scoring team in the conference.

No. 2 seed Westminster advanced to Saturday's title game with a 74-60 victory over No. 3 Eureka (Ill.) College on Thursday night.

Sophomore guard Joe James delivered a game-high 19 points and seven rebounds to direct four players in double figures for Westminster, which stretched its winning streak to five games. Freshman guard Verdis Lee - a Fulton graduate - also provided 18 points and a team-high 12 rebounds, while junior guard Skylar Tolson responded with a season-high 17 points.