(MSU-Northern Media Release)
HAVRE — The MSU-Northern Lights won 101-93 in a Frontier Conference playoff game against the University of Providence on Wednesday night at the Armory gymnasium in Havre. The Lights started off strong in the first half outscoring Providence 50-37 at the break. The Argos trailed by as many as 17 points in the second half, but clawed to withing four before a Lights run in the final five minutes put the game out of reach. The Lights will move on to face Lewis-Clark State in the Frontier semifinals at 8 p.m.
The Lights were led by Adam Huse and Mascio McCadney who each had 26 points. Huse went 5-8 from the three point line, and McCadney went 3-5. Kavon Bey had 16 points going 7-10 from the field. Justin Dunsmore added 15 points and 11 rebounds.
The Argos were led by Brandon Cotton who had 27 points on 11-18 shooting from the field. Jalen Shepard had 18 points going 6-10 from the field. Austin Starr added 16 points going 4-8 from the behind the arc.
The MSU-Northern Lights shot 53 percent from the field (35-66), 42 percent from behind the arc (14-33), and 70 percent from the free throw line.
Providence shot 56 percentage from the field, 41 percent from the 3-point line, and 86 percent from the free throw.