Men’s College Basketball: Raiders down Mesabi by 28 points

Central Lakes College's Beau Bailey shoots the ball against Mesabi Saturday, Jan. 11, at CLC in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

Central Lakes College trailed 9-2 early, but led by Tyree'on Johnson's 24 points, the Raiders outscored Mesabi 47-22 the rest of the first half and went on to win the Northern Division game 98-70 Saturday, Jan 11, in Brainerd.

The Raiders won for the fifth straight game and improved to 3-0 in division play.

Josh Arnold tallied 18 points and seven assists and Beau Bailey added 15 points. Tyler Baribeau led the way in rebounds with eight.

With the Norse leading 15-14 midway through the first half, Johnson tallied three baskets off of turnovers during the next five minutes and Arnold also scored off a turnover. The Raiders’ lead stood at 31-20 with five minutes left in the first half.

The Raiders held the Norse to 37% shooting and Central Lakes shot 58%.


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Mesabi 31 39 -- 70
Central Lakes 49 49 -- 98
Dejsani Beamon 7, Mayan White 18, Jaylen Williams 10, William Howard 13, Mamoudou Cisse 6, Mike Fleming 13, Daniel Modi 3. FG 28-76 (37%), FT 9-15 (60%). 3-point 5-21 (24%).

Zion Sanford 2, Josh Arnold 18, Kameron Givens 4, Gavin Smith 6, Nigel Billingsley 5, Beau Bailey 15, Tyler Baribeau 8, Brandon Burggraff 9, Tyree’on Johnson 24, Sam Ali 6, Shamar Hill 1. FG 39-67 (58%), FT 10-16 (63%). 3-point 10-23 (44%). Division: 3-0. Overall: 10-4. Next: vs Vermilion at Ely, 7:30 p.m. Wed, Jan 15.

Tyree'on Johnson

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