Blue Devil men beat Minnesota West to close season

Published 6:12pm Monday, February 27, 2012

The Riverland men’s basketball team ended its season with an 83-78 win at Minnesota West Saturday.

The Blue Devils (12-14 overall, 4-8 MCAC South) finished one game out of the fourth playoff spot from the MCAC South as they came back from a 15-point deficit in the second half Saturday.

“We played hard and got after it until the end,” RCC head coach Scott Koenigs said. “It’s a very great way to end the season.”

Jordan Osberg had 21 points, seven rebounds, six steals and three assists for RCC and Zach Bunch had 13 points and five steals.

RCC 27 56 — 83

MW 30 48 — 78

RCC scoring: Jordan Osberg, 21; Denzel Smith, 16; Cody Meyer, 14; Marcus Ratliff, 10; Taylor Morgan, 4; Keith Thames, 3; free throws: 79 percent (23-for-29); three-pointers: 33 percent (6-for-18)

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