Men's basketball

Northwestern @ Mount Marty 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 29, Yankton, S.D.

Past games

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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Red Raiders Earn Second Straight Win

Zack Leeper scored a game-high 27 points in leading Northwestern to an 81-67 GPAC win over Mount Marty in Yankton, S.D. The Red Raiders have won two straight and improved to 6-7 in the conference, 13-10 overall. 

Northwestern scored 57 second half points, shooting a remarkable 80% (20-for-25) and missing just one two-point attempt over the final 20 minutes. 

The Red Raiders led by as much as four (12-8) before the host Lancers went on a 10-0 run to take an 18-12 lead with nine minutes left in the first half. Mount Marty took a 29-24 advantage at the break. 

A 10-2 Northwestern run to start the second half put the visitors back in front by three, 34-31. The lead switched hands eight times over the next 10 minutes as neither team was able to pull away. Down one (55-54), Northwestern began a 14-4 run to break the game open, grabbing a 68-59 advantage following a three-pointer by Leeper. The Red Raiders then closed the game on a 13-8 run to earn its second straight win. 

For the game, Northwestern shot 55%, led by Leeper who made 10-of-16 field goal attempts. Levi Ettleman put in 12 and both Joey Habtemariam and Isaiah Taylor scored 11 points. The Red Raiders were outrebounded 34-31 but committed just six turnovers. 

Mount Marty shot 42% for the game and was led by Tyler Payer (22) and Bud Smith (21). 

Northwestern will play Midland on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 4pm. 

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