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February 8, 2013

Huskies throttle Lincoln at home: PHOTOS

FAIRMONT — North Marion boys’ basketball team kept its recent roll going at home against Big 10 foe Lincoln on Thursday night, cruising to a 70-40 victory.

The Huskies, who have won six of their past seven games, moved to 11-5 on the season.

North got off to a fast start on Thursday — the Huskies led 18-3 after one period, stretched their lead to 30 points by halftime at 44-14 and were up 63-27 after three periods.

Chase Banker led four double-figure scorers with 14 points. Cole Richards added 12, Matt Cain had 11, Cody Opron had 10 and Cameron Wilson finished with five.

Lincoln (14-3) ended the night with no players reaching double figures in points. Cody Carpenter led the way with eight.

North hosts Fairmont Senior on Saturday night.

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