The annual Hall of Fame inductions and alumni basketball games will be held on Saturday, February 1 at Lincoln Christian University’s Laughlin Center. Everyone is invited to this free public event.
The alumni games start at 9 a.m. with the women’s competition, and the men will follow at 10 a.m. The alumni teams will showcase their finesse against athletes from varying generations of the Preachers/Angels and now Red Lions basketball squads. Notable Red Lions alumni participating include: Brady Cremeens, all-time LCU three-point record holder, and current Athletic Director and Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mac Ingmire, fourth in all-time assists, and second in steals.
Following the alumni games, the Red Lions will take on the Kuyper College Cougars, with the women’s game beginning at 1 p.m., and the Men’s game at 3 p.m.
The Hall of Fame ceremony will commence after the women’s game at approximately 2:45 p.m. This year’s inductees include baseball notables Tim Knight (1980-1984) and David Lingle (1985-1986).
Both men were starters for their baseball squads. During his career, Knight had a .402 batting average, with an on-base percentage of .485 and an average of 1.13 hits per game. Lingle, had a career batting average of .470, an on-base percentage of .518, 36 single-season hits, 30 single-season runs, and six single-season home runs.