Anoka-Ramsey shot 54% (33-61) from the field and placed five players in double figures on Wednesday night as the Rams posted a 97-89 victory over the M State Spartans in Coon Rapids. The Spartans trailed 44-36 at the half and each team scored 53 second half points.
Austin Miller had a big night for the Spartans, scoring a game high 33 points and dishing out a team high 5 assists. Martin LaFond added 12 points and Aaron Solberg had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Alend Alemadi contributed 11 points off the bench and Kyler Newman scored 8.
The leading scorer for Anoka-Ramsey was Justin Castro with 20 points. Jalen Dunlap contributed 17 points, 5 steals and 3 assists and Beau Nelson added 15 points and 9 rebounds. DeAndre Jones recorded a double-double (14 points, 10 rebounds) and dished out 4 assists. Nashiem Lozier came off the bench with 10 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. Jackson Odegard added 8 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals.
M State is now 8-8 overall and 1-2 in MCAC Southern Division play. They will travel to Austin to face Riverland on Saturday and will host St. Cloud Community and Technical College on Wednesday, January 23 in Fergus Falls.
Courtesy of Craig Olson Sports