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Men's College Basketball: Raiders beat Minnesota West in overtime

Andre Thomas drained five threes and totaled 25 points for Central Lakes as the Raiders edged Minnesota West 88-78 in overtime in the opening round of the CLC Winter Classic Saturday.

Bryan Gichaba and Brandon Davis each added 15 and Kahreem Horsley 12 for a CLC team that shot 50 percent from the floor.

“The big thing is, we scored well and shared the basketball,” Raiders head coach Jim Russell said. “We shot well from the free throw line and that helps.”

Minnesota West 43 35 — 78

Central Lakes 45 43 — 88


Luke Roddy 8, Jackson Seitzinger 2, Mitch Olson 7, Orie Brown 25, Tyler Aquallo 17, Mitch Hopkins 7, Cody Harris 12. FG 26-69 (38 percent), FT 9-17 (53 percent).


Benji Subah 3, Andre Thomas 25, Tyler Flugum 5, Kevin Kuefler 8, Bryan Gichaba 15, Brandon Davis 15, Kahreem Horsley 12, John Jedneak 2, Brent Koehler 3. FG 29-58 (50 percent), FT 24-31 (77 percent). Overall: 6-5. Next: hosts St. Cloud Technical College 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5.

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