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Cape Fear CC earns historic win

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HUTCHINSON,KS (WWAY) -- The Cape Fear Community College men's basketball team beat Redlands CC 93-83 on Thursday afternoon in a consolation game of the national junior college basketball tournament in Hutchinson, Kansas. Redlands is now eliminated from the double elimination tournament. Cape Fear CC will play Lamar on Friday at 2pm. Lamar beat Missouri State 69-62 to remain alive in the tournament.

Cape Fear's win marks the first for a North Carolina public school in this tournament.

Tavares Speaks led Cape Fear with 25 points on Thursday. Vernon Payne added 18.

Want to watch the tournament online? Check it out here: www.njcaa.org/tv

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