12/13/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 12/14/2019 00:02
It was a great back-and-forth battle in the second half and at the 3:45 mark, the Hardrockers held a 65-64 advantage. The Skyhawks hit back-to-back three-pointers and pulled ahead by five, 70-65, with just under two minutes remaining in the game.
Fort Lewis was able to keep the Hardrockers at bay to the final horn, thanks to some clutch free throws.
SD Mines hit 27-64 and shot 42.2 percent from the field, including 10-26 from three-point range and was 9-22 from the foul line. SD Mines hauled in 34 rebounds, recorded 15 assists and six steals.
The Skyhawks 50 percent in the game, making good on 25-50 attempts, including 10-24 from downtown, and a 17-22 effort on free throws. They notched 38 rebounds, had six assists, one steal and four blocked shots.
Individually for the 'Rockers, led the way with 20 points, six rebounds, and an assist. tacked on 12 markers, three rebounds and a steal, while contributed with 10 points and added nine.