Beaks Top Mt. Hood 62-60

Nelson drives
Kadeem Nelson

ALBANY, Ore. — Linn-Benton's Kadeem Nelson hit two free throws with five second remaining to seal a 62-60 win over Mt. Hood in NWAC South men's basketball action Saturday afternoon.

The win improved the Roadrunners' record to 8-12 overall and 2-5 in the NWAC South. Mt. Hood dropped to 9-11, 3-5.

After trailing much of the game, the Roadrunners took the lead for good when Seth Cullison made a layup with 2:11 remaining. Cullison scored a team-high 15 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Nelson added 14 points.

LBCC outrebounded Mt. Hood 24-20 and forced 24 Saints' turnovers.

The Roadrunners next travel to Lane on Wednesday for a 7:30 p.m. game.

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