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The 2010-11 edition of the Alice Lloyd Eagles basketball team opened their season on a tough note as they fell to the home standing Kentucky Christian University Knights 84-79.ALC Head Coach JR Hammond saw his team get out of the gate well. Behind hardnosed play, the Eagles trailed at the half by just three (41-38).The second half was close throughout, but KCU was able to connect on timely free throws to hold off the visitors. For the Eagles (0-1), they were led by senior guard Daniel Combs with 24 points. Joining him in double figures were senior forward Will Jones and freshman guard Issac Wilson with 19 and 11 points apiece. Eagle junior Brandon Hayes added 9 points and a game high 12 rebounds.The Eagles connected on 40% from the field, while the Knights hit on 47%.For KCU (1-1), guards Casey Jones and Blandon Clemons paved the way with 19 and 17 points respectively.{nl}{nl}