Highlanders Win Hard-Fought Battle vs. Fontbonne

January 22, 2014

Spencer Pratt had a team-high eighteen points and a host of Highlanders made key contributions as the MacMurray College men's basketball team battled to a 78-72 SLIAC win over Fontbonne University Wednesday night in Wall Gymnasium.

Dylan Burton had twelve points and Cole Busch registered a double-double with ten points and a game-high twelve rebounds.  Dylan Guthrie had nine points off the bench and most of those came late in the game when the Highlanders needed every point against a gutty Griffin squad.

Brady Slagle also had an excellent all-around game for Mac with seven points, eight rebounds and a game-high five assists.

Fontbonne was led by Darius Rucker, who led all scorers with 21 points.  Rucker also grabbed ten rebounds for the Griffins.  Koty Ettinger also had a solid game for Fontbonne with sixteen points.

The win raises MacMurray College's recrod to 11-4 overall and 7-1 in league play.  Coach Todd Creal's club host Webster University Saturday afternoon at 3PM in the SLIAC Game-of-the-Week.

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