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Men's College Basketball: Raiders push past Pioneers

Tyree'on Johnson

THIEF RIVER FALLS—Tyree'on Johnson's breakout game led the Central Lakes College Raiders to a 72-60 win over Northland Community and Technical College in a Northern Division game Wednesday, Jan. 9.

Johnson led the team in scoring with 23 points, and rebounds with 10. Chris Buckley tallied 19 points, and Al-Jureau Ray finished with 13 as the Raiders shot 44 percent from the field and improved to 2-0 in division play.

CLC opened up an 8-point lead in the first half, but the Pioneers cut it to 4 early in the second, but the Raiders pulled away for a 12-point win.

Northland 27 33—60

Central Lakes 35 37—72

NORTHLAND

Z'Mari Minter 11, Brenson Alteme 2, Ken Hawkins, Ibrahim Nasir 7, Darnell Durgin 1, John Brooks, Bakri Gubara 15, Colin St. Julien 6, Christian Horton 4, Jackson Steer, Dominique Graham, Keywan Cody 4, Dalven Johnson 9 . FG 23-58 (40 percent), FT 5-7 (71 percent). 3-point 9-23 (39 percent).

CENTRAL LAKES

Chris Buckley 19, Josh Arnold 7, Malik Kelly 3, Kelvin Harris 4,, Al-Jureau Ray 13, Tyree'on Johnson 23, Brandon Burggraff 3. FG 27-61 (44 percent), FT 12-17 (70 percent). 3-point 6-18 (33 percent). Division: 2-0. Overall: 9-4. Next: hosts Mesabi Range 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12.