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MILES CITY -- The Miles Community College men's and women's basketball teams swept Dakota College-Bottineau on Monday with a pair of double-digit wins. The MCC men won 83-65, while the women won 74-58.
Miles Community College men 83, Dakota College-Bottineau 65
Favour Chukwukelu led a quartet of double-figure scorers with 21 points and also grabbed seven rebounds to help the Pioneers win their third consecutive game and even up their MonDak record at 4-4 with a 83-65 win over Dakota College-Bottineau on Monday.
Dylan Hushaw had 19 points and added six rebounds as the Pioneers out-rebounded the Lumberjacks 45-29. Remy Lemovou added 16 points and seven rebounds, while Eli Habighorst had 13 points, six rebounds and five assists for the night. Jakim Ricketts led the Pioneers in rebounding with eight boards.
The Lumberjacks were led by Erik Palmer with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Kionne Layne added 17 points and Trayvon Barney added 13 points, eight assists and four steals. The Lumberjacks fell to 2-5 in MonDak Conference action and 3-5 overall.
Next up for the Pioneers is a trip to Glendive on Thursday night for a matchup with Dawson at 7:30 p.m. as the second round of league games kicks off.
Miles Community College women 74, Dakota College-Bottineau 58
Rebekah Dallinger poured in 28 points and dished out 10 assists while Kate Tanner also had a double-double with 10 points and 19 rebounds as the Pioneers defeated Dakota College-Bottineau 74-58 Monday night to run their record to 7-0 on the season. Kelbee Denham continued her hot shooting with her second consecutive night hitting five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points.
The Pioneers dominated on the rebounding side of things as they held a 55-33 advantage on the glass that included 22 offensive rebounds (12 by Kate Tanner). Lili Long also had double-digit rebounds with 11 boards. MCC committed only 13 turnovers for the game.
Bottineau was led by Maria Moore with 16 points and Haylie Conradsen with 15.