Four players scored in double-figures and freshman Sammy Linn forced overtime with a last-second layup in regulation as the MSOE men’s basketball team defeated Edgewood 84-80 Wednesday evening at the EdgeDome.
Senior Tegan Miles scored 22 points and the MSOE men’s basketball team rattled off 10-straight points late to defeat Lakeland for the second time in 11 days with an 86-77 victory Saturday afternoon at Woltzen Gymnasium.
Junior Jason Palesse officially took over the starting point guard duties for the MSOE men’s basketball team as a sophomore last season. He started 24-of-25 games and averaged 7.7 points to go with a team-high 3.5 assists per game.
Sophomore Matthew Kirmse scored 16 points and junior Jason Palesse added 14 in the 2017-18 season-opener for the MSOE men’s basketball team, a 76-68 loss to Lawrence Saturday afternoon at the Kern Center.
Competing in the Midwest region for cross country is tough. Traditionally, the Midwest has been the most difficult of the nation’s eight regions and 2017 is no different as both genders claimed three of the nation’s 16 at-large team bids to the NCAA Championships.
Four players scored in double-figures, led by senior Collin Seubert’s 20 points, but it was not enough as the MSOE men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a 76-73 loss to Wisconsin Lutheran in the NACC Tournament First Round Wednesday evening at the Recreation Complex.
The post-season is in full swing for the Raiders. Men's Basketball starts its NACC Tournament run Wednesday while Track & Field is at the NACC Championships Saturday. Wrestling, meanwhile, heads to the NCAA West Regional Championships Saturday.
Edgar and Marathon High Schools are located just 12 minutes apart if you take Highway 29 and over 200 miles away from MSOE. As it happens, those two schools have been intertwined for four seasons in the careers of Holly Denfeld and Collin Seubert —the 2013 Gannett Central Wisconsin Media Girls and Boys High School Athletes of the Year.