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SU roundup: Shenandoah's men's basketball season comes to an end

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The fifth-seeded Lynchburg College men's basketball team hit 14 three-pointers and cruised to a 90-65 victory Tuesday evening over 12th-seeded Shenandoah University in the first round of the 2013 Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Championship Tournament. The loss ends Shenandoah's season.

LC now will face No. 4 Randolph College in an ODAC Quarterfinal contest Friday at 3 p.m. at the Salem Civic Center.

Lynchburg started out the first half strong, opening a quick 12-point lead in the first five minutes. LC extended the advantage to 26 (46-20) and led 54-31 at intermission. The LC Hornets shot 61 percent from behind the three-point arc in the first 20 minutes (11-18).

Junior Manny Hernandez scored a game-high 19 points, hitting 7-of-12 shots and three three-pointers for Lynchburg.

Shenandoah (3-23) was paced by 13 points and six rebounds from Shaquille Rodney. Kevin Lecsaint added seven points, seven rebounds and three steals.

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