Men's College Basketball: Staples grads Walthall, Riewer lead Dragons


MOORHEAD — A pair of Staples natives helped the Minnesota State University Moorhead men’s basketball team to its first conference title since the 1981-82 season.

MSUM head coach Chad Walthall, a graduate of Staples High School, guided the Dragons to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference North Division title and the top seed from the North in this week’s NSIC Tournament. The Dragons clinched the title with a 95-94 overtime win over the University of Mary on Feb. 22.

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