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Knights Win Nail-Biter at NCU

last modified 2010-01-28 09:42 PM

MINNEAPOLIS - The MLC men's basketball team won its second consecutive close finish by the score of 72-69 at North Central Thursday.

Knights Win Nail-Biter at NCU

Justin Eternick had 11 points in MLC's three-point win over North Central

Nathan Bauer (Lake Mills, Wis./Lakeside) once again hit the big shot for the Knights, breaking a 69-69 game with a tough jump shot in the lane to give the Knights the lead and help them to the win.

Greg Holzhueter (Mankato, Minn./MVL) led the Knights with 20 points, while Bauer added 13. Justin Danell (New Ulm, Minn./MVL) and Justin Eternick (Waterloo, Wis./Lakeside) added 11 points apiece, with Danell also adding a team-high seven rebounds.

MLC shot the ball well throughout, particularly from the perimeter. The Knights finished the game at 49 percent from the floor, and also went 6-11 from beyond the three point arc, including three three-pointers from Eternick.

With the win, MLC improved to 4-11.

The Knights will return to action on Saturday, January 30, when they travel to Bethany for a 7:30 p.m. contest.

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