Spartans Upset Bid Falls Short

Spartans Upset Bid Falls Short

The Spartans hosted 3rd ranked St. Cloud Tech on Wednesday.  The Spartans came ready to play and battled back and forth with the Cyclones.  The Spartans kept the game within one or two possessions most of the game but ran out of gas at the end falling 90-78.  With the loss the Spartans are now 8-18 overall and 2-11 against MCAC Southern Division teams.

The Spartans shot 45% from the field and 38% from behind the arc.  Nic Pearson lead the Spartans with 23 points. Alend Alemadi contributed 18 points and James Hobson added 15.  Zakaria Zaid pulled down 10 rebounds.  Renell Edwards and Hobson were tough on the defensive side finishing with four steals each. 

The Spartans will play their season finale on Saturday.  They will host Ridgewater College.  Opening tip is scheduled for 2:00 pm.