Men Lose Late at Mayville State
MAYVILLE, N.D. - The MLC men's basketball team held a late lead at Mayville State, but was unable to come up with a big basket down the stretch in a 63-59 loss Friday night to the Comets.
The Knights trailed 32-20 at the half, but played very well in the second half, outscoring Mayville State by eight points and taking the lead several times in the final minutes before the Comets made several big baskets down the stretch to come out on top.
Galen Holzhueter led MLC with 27 points, while Josh Danell joined him in double figures with 11 points.
With the loss, MLC dropped to 0-5 on the season, while Mayville State improved to 7-4.
MLC will return to action on Thursday, December 8, when it hosts North Central for a game scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.