Knights Win Nail-Biter at NCU
MINNEAPOLIS - The MLC men's basketball team won its second consecutive close finish by the score of 72-69 at North Central Thursday.
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.[BOX SCORE]