Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 11:04 pm

Q-C Sports Shorts from Nov. 14

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Staff report, sports@qconline.com

QC college women basketball
Lindenwood-Belleville 70, St. Ambrose 78: L-B's Taylor James hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left, and St. Ambrose missed a shot in the waning seconds to decide thenonconference battle and hand the Queen Bees their first loss of the season in their fourth game.

Freshman Devan Griffin had an impressive outing. The freshman from Geneseowas 9-of-11 from the field for 21 points and hauled down 12 rebounds. SeniorSam Saladino hit for 15 points and also grabbed 12 rebounds.

SAU's largest lead was three at the 5:51 mark of the second half, while L-B led byeight in the first half of the game that was tied nine times.

QC college men's basketball
Lincoln 92, Black Hawk 63: It was a tough road trip for the Braves as theydropped to 1-2. Not only did BHC play without three starters because of injuries,but also had to wait through a delay when officials failed to show up, according toBHC coach Darren Bizarri.

"Then we came out asleep,'' said Bizarri, whowatched his club play well in stretches before throwing away chances with somesloppy play.

Greg Kent led BHC with 12 points and Josh Russell and Jordan Schaller eachadded 11.

The Braves played without Jared Kuban (sprained MCL) and Deqwon Horn andAustin Long, both out with sprained ankles.

Prep girls' basketball
ROWVA Cranberry Classic: Bridget Anderson scored eight of her 12 points in the third quarter, as Mercer County broke open a tight tournament game with Abingdon, 47-30. Kristin Heath scored a game-high 18 points. Michaela Baker added a game-best 11 assists for the Golden Eagles (1-2).