Last night’s scores and tonight’s college hoops preview

Scoring the winning points at a basketball game

Crestwood 69, New Hampton 54

The New Hampton boys dropped to 6-8 last night after losing to Crestwood 69-54.  The Chickasaws trailed 15-14 after the first quarter, but the Cadets posted 24 points in the second to stretch the deficit and go on to win.

Girls basketball:

Osage 63, Saint Ansgar 34

Two of the area’s top two girl’s teams squared off as the Saint Ansgar Saints were looking to avenge their two-point loss to second-rated Osage.  This time around, the Green Devils flexed their muscles winning 63-34.  The Green Devils are 13-0.  The Saints fall to 12-2.

Other scores:

The North Butler Bearcats grabbed their third win in four games, beating Central Springs 43-34.  North Butler improves to 4-9.

Clarksville improved to 13-2 with a 59-27 blowout over Riceville.  Kori Wedeking scored 21 and Janet Borchardt added 14.

The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies have lost 11 straight after losing to Newmann Catholic 68-21.

Boys basketball:

Saint Ansgar 45, Osage 42

The Osage Green Devils have dropped two of their last three games.  Last night, the Saint Ansgar Saints edged the Green Devils 45-42.  Brett Bobinet led Osage with 15 points.  Jonah Bluhm added 11.  The Saints have won six of their last seven and are 9-4.

Other scores: 

The North Butler Beaercasts fell to Central Springs 48-44 last night.  North Butler falls to 3-9.

Clarksville improves to 7-8 after beating Riceville 49-38.

Iowa State at #8 Texas Tech 

The Iowa State Cyclones face a difficult task on Wednesday night when they visit eighth ranked Texas Tech. At 4-0, the Red Raiders are the lone remaining unbeaten in the Big-12.

 

Iowa State coach Steve Prohm.

After opening the league race 2-0 the Cyclones have dropped two straight.

 

Prohm wants his players to enjoy the challenge.

 

Northern Iowa versus Indiana State 

Northern Iowa coach Ben Jacobson says defense and rebounding have kept the Panthers competitive. The next step is improved offense and the Panthers hope to be more productive at home on Wednesday night against Indiana State.

 

Both teams are 2-2 in the Missouri Valley race. Jacobson is concerned about guarding the Sycamores three guard lineup.

 

Jacobson says Indiana State has a versatile lineup.