Blue Devils win with defense

Published 11:02 pm Monday, November 22, 2010

Five Blue Devils scored in double figures as the Riverland men’s basketball team cruised past Gustavus JV 83-74 on the road Monday.

RCC (3-3 overall) led by 21 points with 4:30 left in the game before it’s reserves came in.

The Blue Devils took the lead thanks to some strong defensive pressure.

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“We put some pressure on them and we caused a few turnovers that lead to open looks,” RCC head coach Dan Swift said. “It was a good team win, and everyone stepped up.”

RCC led 43-33 at the half.

RCC scoring: DeAaron Hearn, 19; Nicco Montgomery, 14; Josh Davis, 12; Taylor Oetken, 12; Richard Burch, 12; Denzel Smith, 8; Jordan Jarland, 5; Shane Barry, 1