UMC MEN’S BASKETBALL STARTS STRONG AND HANGS ON FOR 70-67 WIN OVER MUSTANGS

The University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC) Men’s Basketball team jumped out to an early lead and led by six at half time and then went down to the wire and escaped with a win on the road and their second in a row in a 70-67 win at Southwest Minnesota State in Marshall. The Mustangs hit a three pointer to get within three with 15 seconds left and they had two more tries at three’s in the final seconds to pick up the Northern Sun Conference win. The Golden Eagles are now 3-9 in the conference and 6-12 overall while Southwest Minnesota State improves to 10-6 overall and 6-5 in the conference. UMC will close out the weekend tomorrow afternoon at the University of Sioux Falls who beat Bemidji State tonight 72-65.

1st  2nd  Final
UMC 36 34 70
SMSU 30 37 67

 

For UMC Points Rebounds Assists/Steals
Uzo Dibiamaka 19 7 3 assists/1 block
Leonard Dixon 19 5 2 assists/1 steal
Nathaniel Powell 10 8 4 assists
Ethan Channel 8 3
Brian Sitzmann 6 4 4 ast/1 block/1 steal
Marcus Thompson 4 1 steal
Zach Westphal 4 3

 

Zach Westphal grabs a rebound