Men's basketball

Northwestern @ Mount Marty 8 p.m. Wednesday, December 3, Yankton, S.D.

Past games

Jan292014
@ Mount Marty
Dec042013
@ Northwestern
Feb062013
@ Northwestern
Nov282012
@ Mount Marty
Feb222012
@ Northwestern
GPAC Championship
Feb082012
@ Mount Marty
Nov302011
@ Northwestern
Feb242011
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Feb022011
@ Mount Marty
Nov232010
@ Northwestern
Feb232010
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Feb032010
@ Northwestern
Nov242009
@ Mount Marty
Jan212009
@ Mount Marty
Dec132008
@ Northwestern
Jan232008
@ Northwestern
Dec082007
@ Mount Marty
Jan162007
@ Northwestern
Nov182006
@ Mount Marty
Feb182006
@ Northwestern
Jan182006
@ Mount Marty

About MM

Located in Yankton, S.D., Mount Marty College is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
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Early Run Pushes Northwestern Past Mount Marty

Colton Kooima scored a game-high 22 points in leading Northwestern to a 92-71 win over Mount Marty in a GPAC men's basketball match-up played tonight in Yankton, S.D. The Red Raiders improve to 1-2 in conference play, 6-3 overall. 

The lead switched hands six times over the first five minutes until a three-pointer by Riley Francis put Northwestern in front for good, 11-9. A three-pointer by T.J. Buyert began an 18-7 Northwestern run later in the half, putting the Red Raiders on top by 16 (47-31). Northwestern led by 13 (48-35) at the break.

Northwestern put the game away with a strong push at the start of the second half, outscoring the hosts 18-6 over the first five minutes and giving the Red Raiders a 20-point lead for the rest of the game.

Northwestern shot 45% for the game and 44% (11-for-25) from beyond the arc. Kooima matched his career-high with 22 points, draining 6-of-10 three-point attempts. The freshman dished out five assists, sharing team honors with Taylor Francis. Jordan Baker put in 14 points and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds while Taylor Francis (11) and Buyert (10) were also in double figures. Northwestern held a slim 43-40 edge on the boards, pulling down 14 on the offensive side. The Red Raiders dished out 18 assists and had just seven turnovers.

Mount Marty shot 40% for the game, led by Bud Smith with 14 points. Both Jake Anderson and Alex Irvine added 10 points each. The Lancers dropped to 0-5 in the league, 1-9 overall.

Northwestern will host Nebraska Wesleyan on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4pm.

Jordan Baker

# 32 | Forward
Senior from Sioux Falls, S.D.

Riley Francis

# 3 | Guard
Junior from Hull, Iowa

Colton Kooima

# 5 | Guard
Junior from Sioux Falls, S.D.

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