DII Lincoln Memorial’s 20-game win streak ended by Carson-Newman


HARROGATE, Tenn. — Lincoln Memorial had its nation-longest winning streak snapped at 20 Wednesday night when Charles Clark scored 30 points to lead Carson-Newman to an 87-72 upset.

Lincoln Memorial (20-1, 14-1 South Atlantic Conference), ranked No. 1 in the NABC/Division II Coaches’ Poll, and entered the game as one of three unbeaten teams across all three NCAA levels, along with Kentucky and Division III Marietta.

The Railsplitters had won 25 consecutive home games and 25 consecutive conference games — their most recent league loss coming at Carson-Newman on Feb. 4, 2014.

Lincoln Memorial is one of the winningest teams in the NCAA in the past four seasons, going 126-19.

Relive the final moments of #CNMB‘s win of #1 LMU, knocking the Railsplitters from the ranks of @NCAADII unbeatens: https://t.co/utW4uK2J37

— C-N Athletics (@CNathletics) February 5, 2015

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