The Laker Men opened the season at Ohio Christian in Circleville, Ohio and while they played well they still came out on the losing end in overtime 97-96. The Lakers had 5 in double figures led by Antonio McQueen with a double double 25 points 12 rebounds, Patrick McClendon 21 points, Chaz Hardin 14 points, Byron Taylor 12 points and Elijah Woods 10 points. The Lakers shot poorly from the free throw line 18 -27 66%. "That was the difference in the game said Coach Jones. If we make our free throws there will not be an overtime". The Laker men open up at home Friday October 26 at 2pm against Blue Lights College.