Lasher slashes McNeese State for career-high 25 points

January 6, 2015

colter_lasher_basketballHe got ‘em from inside, midrange and the 3-point line. By the end, Houston Baptist University sophomore Colter Lasher of Anchorage had accumulated a career-high 25 points.

His excellent effort powered a 68-56 victory over McNeese State and gave the Huskies their first-ever road win as members of the Southland Conference.

The 6-foot-7 forward sank 10-of-16 field goals, including a pair of 3-pointers. He was also 3-for-3 from the foul line.

Lasher, of Dimond High fame, bumped his scoring average to 12 points in 12 games in this his breakout season.

He had 14 by halftime in this game, and then took over late. His reverse layup pushed the lead to 60-51. In the final two minutes he drove for a short jumper and then sealed the deal with two free throws.

He is shooting the ball extremely well across the board:

FG% .527
3FG% .424
FT% .800