The Spartan's basketball team looked to get back on the winning side of things as took on the Itasca Vikings. The game remained tight for the 1st half as the Spartans found themselves down 29-26 at half. Both team found their offense in the second but the Vikings were able to pull away with the win 80-69. The loss brings their record to 1-2
The Spartans showed improved shooting as they were 67% from the field and 42% from behind the arc. Zakaria Zaid just missed a double double for the second game in a row as he collect 14 points and 9 rebounds. Alex Hendricks added 11 points of the bench. Nic Pearson led the team with 3 assists.
Next up for the Spartan men will be the CLC classic this weekend. The Spartans will take on the host Central Lakes College on Friday and then Lake Superior College on Saturday. Opening tip for Friday is scheduled for 8:00 pm.