DANVILLE, Illinois - The Monroe Community College men's basketball team lived to see one more game after a 93-78 victory over Cecil College in the consolation bracket of the NJCAA Division II national tournament Friday afternoon.
The Tribunes (26-5) will take on South Mountain Community College at 1 p.m. Eastern Saturday in the 7th/8th place game to wrap up the season.
Monroe took advantage of a huge edge on the glass to control the flow of the game. MCC outrebounded the Seahawks 28-11 in the first half to take a 57-31 lead into the locker room.
The Tribunes had 51 rebounds total on the game, compared to 35 for Cecil.
Romaine Thomas came off the bench to register a double-double for Monroe, finishing with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Isaiah Davis added 17 points, and Darwin Trotman barely missed out on a triple-double after finishing with 16 points, nine assists, and eight boards.