Hastings Downs Mount Marty|
Hastings - The Hastings College men's basketball team showed no mercy against Mount Marty Saturday in front of a raucous crowd winning 95-68.
It was senior night and Jake Marvin came to play going for a season high 26 points on 9-14 from the floor and 5-7 from the three-point line. It's been a season where he has taken a different role coming off the bench but tonight was a different story.
Hastings utilized a variety of pick and rolls as Marvin would slip by unnoticed and would rain threes all night as the Lancers had no answer for him.
The Broncos finished the night with five players in double figures as Zach Lenagh, Dane Bacon, Brady Lollman and Dylan Flinn all finished with at least ten points.
The Broncos also forced the Lancers into 28 turnovers for the night.
Hastings finished shooting just over 59 percent from the floor including knocking down 20-30 shots in the second half (66.7%).
Mount Marty was led by Saladin Smith as he finished the night with 19 points on 6-10 from the field.
With the win, Hastings improves to 19-9 (10-8) on the season and will look to improve on that mark Wednesday February 13 against Concordia with tip-off set for 8:00 p.m. at Lynn Farrell Arena.
Hastings - The Hastings College women's basketball team got a big win Saturday knocking off Mount Marty 78-65 at Lynn Farrell Arena.
With the win, the Broncos have forced a three way tie for fifth in the Great Plains Athletic Conference with both Mount Marty and Dakota Wesleyan. But the Broncos still have to play Concordia and Morningside to finish off the regular season.
Cami Bruckman had a career night going off for a career high 27 points on 11-14 from the field including 4-7 from behind the three-point line. Laurel Zwiener finished with 17, Chelsey Morten had 15 and Brittney Wong added 12.
The Broncos finished with one of its better shooting nights connecting on nearly 54 percent of its shots including hitting 59 percent in the second half.
Mount Marty was led by April Winne as she finished with 16 point on the day.
With the win, Hastings improves to 15-13 (10-8) on the year and will look to pull off a major upset Wednesday February 13 against NAIA No. 4 Concordia with tip-off set for 6:00 p.m. at Lynn Farrell Arena.