Eminence advances to Class 1 state final after late 3-pointer

Eminence advances to Class 1 state final after late 3-pointer

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Eminence advances to Class 1 state final after late 3-pointer

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COLUMBIA – Jesse Lacey hit a game-winning 3-pointer with less than 5 seconds left to lift his Eminence Redwings to a 65-64 overtime upset win of Drexel today in the Class 1 state semifinal at the Hearnes Center in Columbia.

The Redwings were down by five points with less than 30 seconds left in overtime, but made two 3-pointers to advance to the Class 1 state final, which is Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Lacey finished with 22 points, including a four-point play late in regulation to help the Redwings come back against top-ranked Drexel (29-2).

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