Trojans Defeat Lake County, Improve to 11-1

The Triton College men's basketball team overcame a slow first half and pulled away late in their 70-59 victory over the College of Lake County, Dec. 6 in River Grove. The Trojans trailed 32-29 at halftime and rallied to take the lead for good at 42-40 five minutes into the second half. Lake County kept things close before Triton closed the contest on a 13-4 run. Bryant Orange led Triton with 17 points, 6 assists and 3 steals. Darrius Golston added 14 points. Thierno Niang finished with 9 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists. 

Thierno Niang

Sport: Men's Basketball

Position: Guard

Year: Sophomore

Height: 6'1"

Weight: 205

About : Niang had 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting from the field in the Trojans 80-65 win over Morton College. The sophomore added five rebounds, six assists and two steals.

Steve Christiansen

Sport: Men's Basketball

Position: Head Coach

Year: Eighth



About : 

 The 2011-12 season is Christiansen's 8th as Triton head coach with an overall record of 165-61.