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They got the job done against Essendon, but West Coasts top-four credentials will be put to the test next week when they face off against North Melbourne at Domain Stadium. Adidas Ron Hainsey Jersey .The sixth-placed Eagles are just one win adrift of second spot after thrashing Essendon by 78 points in Thursday nights AFL clash at Domain Stadium.West Coast were patchy early on, before booting 13 of the last 15 goals of the match to cruise to the 20.10 (130) to 7.10 (52) win.The Eagles started the season as one of the premiership favourites.But their inability to beat a top-eight side during the first 15 rounds have left many questioning their title credentials.West Coast have the chance to prove their doubters wrong when they host the Kangaroos on Sunday week, and Simpson says its a challenge his team will embrace.We need to beat a side like that to play finals, no doubt about that. Were not shying away from that, Simpson said.We havent been good enough to beat sides above us, whether its been home or away.So weve got some work to do.West Coasts big win over Essendon was largely inspired by utility Patrick McGinnity, who booted four goals in his first AFL match of the season.McGinnity had been forced to bide his time in the WAFL while his higher-profile teammates got given chances in the senior side.But Simpsons decision to axe recruit Jack Redden opened the door for McGinnity to return, and the 27-year-olds grunt proved crucial in helping West Coast overcome their slow start against Essendon.Everyone loves playing with Ginna, Simpson said.Hes tenacious, in-and-under, and really good for the club and for the players.And hes earned his spot. We needed a bit of grunt in the side and Im glad he produced. He got rewarded in the end.Simpson has urged Redden to rediscover his touch at WAFL level following his underwhelming start to the season.The former Lion underwent adductor surgery during the pre-season, and Simpson was sure the disrupted summer had left Redden short of touch heading into the AFL campaign.He didnt train with us until February. Im not surprised it hasnt been straight to the top of the midfield chain for us, Simpson said. Cheap Penguins Jerseys China . The International Olympic Committee released the official list of bid cities on Friday after the deadline for applications had passed. The candidates -- all previously announced in their own countries -- are: Almaty, Kazakhstan; Beijing; Krakow, Poland; Lviv, Ukraine; Oslo, Norway; and Stockholm. Adidas Trevor Daley Jersey .Y. -- Bills receiver Stevie Johnson has a bone to pick with the NFL schedule maker. http:///...evgeni-malkin-jersey . In the response filed Wednesday to the complaint by 30-year-old Alexander Bradley, attorneys say the former University of Florida player is invoking his Fifth Amendment right that protects people from incriminating themselves. BATON ROUGE, La. -- Antonio Blakeney made two field goals in the final four minutes to lift LSU a 70-66 non-conference victory over North Carolina Central on Tuesday.Two baskets following offensive rebounds by Will Ransom enabled the Eagles to tie the score at 65-65 with 4:45 remaining in the game. Blakeney made the only field goal attempts by either team the rest of the way.Blakeney sank a jumper with 3:59 left to break the tie, and after North Carolina Centrals Patrick Cole made one of two free throws, hit another with 2:42 left. Neither team scored again until the Tigers Brandon Sampson made a foul shot with nine seconds to go.Coming off a 14-day layoff, we knew we wouldnt be hitting on all cylinders, LSU coach Johnny Jones said. Our guys did a good job in the second half of playing with the effort we needed. With a few minor adjustments on the defensive end, we made it tough for them.Blakeney scored a season-high 27 points, 18 in the second half. Duop Reath added 14 points and Sampson had 13 for LSU (6-2), which trailed by 13 points on three occasions in the first half.The mentality was to play defense in the second half, Blakeney said. They were really shooting the ball in the first half. We wanted to play defense and take our offense to the next level. I was just trying to be aggressive. I wanted to draw plays out and knock the shot down.Cole scored 19 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and handed out nine assists. Dajuan Graf had 18 points and Ransom scored 10 points for the Eagles (6-5).It was a tale of two halves, North Carolina Central coach LeVelle Morton said. We caught them rusty a little bit. They havent played in a while, so we kind of shocked them. We really executed in the first half. We diidnt finish the game down the stretch and thats on me. Cheap Adidas NHL Jerseys. BIG PICTURELSU: The Tigers remained unbeaten at home with their fifth victory. For the third time this season, LSU won after trailing at halftime.NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL: The Eagles came very close to knocking off their second Southeastern Conference team this season. NC Central beat Missouri 62-52 last month.SECOND HALF TEAMLSU continued to play much better after halftime. The Tigers outscored NC Central 34-23 over the final 20 minutes. LSU defeated Wofford and Old Dominion earlier this season after trailing at halftime. In the Tigers previous game against Houston, they outscored the Cougars by 18 points in the second half while going on to an 84-65 victory.NEAR QUADRUPLE-DOUBLEPatrick Cole, NC Centrals top scorer at 21 points per game, almost reached double digits in four statistical categories. Cole contributed 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists. In addition, Cole committed 10 of the Eagles 19 turnovers. Cole had a potential game-tying 3-point shot blocked by Brandon Sampson with 12 seconds remaining in the game.SOLID POST TANDEMBoth Duop Reath and Craig Victor, LSUs two starting posts, came close to registering double-doubles. Reath, who was 7-of-9 from the field, had 14 points and eight rebounds. Victor, who missed nine of his 12 field goal attempts, accounted for eight points and a season-high 11 rebounds.UP NEXTLSU: The Tigers will play Texas Southern Saturday.NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL: The Eagles continue their two-game swing through Louisiana when they meet McNeese State in Lake Charles on Saturday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '