MCC basketball teams take down Temple

WACO, Texas (KWTX) In dramatic, come-from-behind fashion, the McLennan Highlassies defeated the Temple Lady Leopards 66-62 tonight at The Highlands.

Sophomore Jaylonn Walker led the Highlassies with 19 points. KeeKee Nowlin recorded the double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Velma Mitchell and Anndrea Lloyd added 11 points each.

In men’s action, the No. 19 McLennan Highlanders defeated the Temple Leopards 86-73.

Xaiver Armstead led the Highlanders with 22 points including five 3-pointers. Jashawn Talton and Javen Hedgeman scored 18 and 17, respectively. Daniel Pinho Severo chipped in 11.

Central Texas rivalry week continues Saturday as McLennan hosts Hill. The women will tipoff at 2 p.m., followed by the men’s game at 4 p.m.