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Spartan Rally Comes Up Two Points Short in St. Cloud

By Craig Olson, 02/16/22, 10:00PM CST


The M State Men’s basketball team rallied from a 36-25 halftime deficit to outscore St. Cloud 41-32 over the final twenty minutes, coming up just two points short in a 68-66 loss at the Whitney Center in St. Cloud on Wednesday night.

Renell Edwards registered a double-double (18 points, 10 rebounds) to lead the Spartans.  He also had 3 assists and 2 steals.  Langston Davis just missed a double-double, finishing with 16 points and 9 boards.  Nic Pearson also came close with 10 points and 8 rebounds.

The Spartans shot 38.6% (22-57) from the floor and made just 7-of-29 (24%) 3-point shots.  They won the battle of the boards, 40-36.

The Cyclones were led by 21 points from London Williams and 12 each from Semaj Threats and Manni Ukutegbe.  Ukutegbe completed a double-double with 13 rebounds.

M State will play their final game of the season on Saturday at 3:00pm against Ridgewater in Willmar.