The MCC Pioneers missed 10 of its first 11 shots of the game and just couldn't get anything going offensively as NDSCS rolled to a 94-70 win on Sunday afternoon in Wahpeton, ND. Duoth Gach (6'7 Sophomore) continued his hot shooting with 19 points (7-9 FG, 5-6 3's) to lead a quartet of Wildcats in double figures and grab sole possession of 2nd place in the MonDak Conference standings. The Wildcats are (8-2, 21-4) on the saeason. Damien Gordon (6'5 Sophomore) connected on (6-9 FG, 2-4 3's) and Rayquan Moore (5-12 FG) each scored 14 points in the balanced effort by the Wildcats. Mohamed Kone (6'0 Sophomore) added 15 points (6-6 FG, 2-2 3's) as the Wildcats most likely secured 2nd place and a first round bye in the Region 13 tournament at the end of the month.
MCC was led by Gedeon Buzangu (6'8 Sophomore) with 14 points and 6 rebounds. Also in double figures were Las Vegas products Deondre Northey (6'1 Sophomore) and Jayvon Lewis (5'11 Sophomore) with 10 points each. The Pioneers fell to (7-3, 15-10) and will host Dakota College-Bottineau on Thursday in the final home game of the season at the Centra. Game time is 7:30 PM MST.