The title is the first outright MSC regular season title for the Blue Raiders
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- The Lindsey Wilson College men's basketball team captured the program's first outright Mid-South Conference regular season championship in 2011-12.
The title run is No. 12 on the Lindsey Wilson College athletics' Top-22 of 2011-12.
Lindsey Wilson finished the regular season with a 12-4 conference record -- one game in front of Georgetown College's 11-5 mark.
The regular season title is the second overall in the program's history after sharing the title with Georgetown in 2004-05.
Lindsey Wilson finished the season with a 21-10 record, including a trip to the NAIA National Tournament.
More about No. 12…
- The 12 regular season conference wins is a program record for Lindsey Wilson. The previous best was 10 in 2010-11.
- The Blue Raiders reached the program's 10th NAIA Tournament in 2011-12.
- The regular season title is the sixth overall conference title for the Blue Raiders -- two in the MSC and four in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
- The Blue Raiders won six straight games twice during the season.
- The 21 wins marks the 12th time in 25 seasons since becoming a four-year institution the Blue Raiders have won at least 20 games.
- During the season, Lindsey Wilson won its 250th career game at Biggers Sports Center. The Blue Raiders are 253-107 all-time at Biggers.
- Lindsey Wilson was 7-1 at home during conference play this season and 5-3 on the road.
- The Blue Raiders led the MSC in free throw percentage (73.7), 3-point field goal percentage (38.3) and 3-point field goal defense percentage (29.2) during 2011-12.
- Lindsey Wilson ranked fourth in the NAIA in free throw percentage and 3-point field goal percentage and seventh in 3-point field goal defense.
- Kalen Kimberland became the 11th player in LWC men's basketball history to join the 1,000-point club. He finished the season with 1,013 points.
- Chase Spreen earned NAIA Third-Team All-American honors for his play during the season.
- Spreen and Kimberland earned All Mid-South Conference honors.
- Paul Peck was named MSC Coach of the Year.
- Lindsey Wilson's highest ranking of the season was at No. 8 in the NAIA Coaches' Top-25 Poll. The Blue Raiders finished the season ranked No. 14 in the postseason poll.