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First-year guard Ty Lynas, from Crawfordsville, scored five points at the beginning of the late run that helped the Spartans retake the lead for good in Saturday’s game.

The Manchester men’s basketball team used a late 17-9 push over the game’s final five minutes to earn a gritty 75-71 win at Earlham College on Saturday afternoon.

First-year guard Ty Lynas, from Crawfordsville, scored five points at the beginning of the late run that helped the Spartans retake the lead for good in Saturday’s game. CJ Hampton, from Hammond and Griffith High School, and Brandon Christlieb, from Ashley and Prairie Heights High School, also made tough, contested baskets in the paint during Manchester’s late surge.

Dillon Bender is the sports information director for Manchester University.