No. 1 Central Lakes downs RCC men

Published 8:21 pm Monday, January 16, 2012

The Riverland men’s basketball team lost at Central Lakes (17-0 overall, 2-0 MCAC South) 93-69 Saturday.

The Blue Devils (8-7 overall, 0-2 MCAC South) played with just seven players in the second half as Zach Bunch left the game in the first half with an injury.

Central Lakes is ranked No. 1 in the NJCAA.

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“They like to get up and run and they’re a good team that’s not going to lose a lot of games this year,” RCC head coach Scott Koenigs said.

RCC 29 40 — 69

CL 37 56 — 93

RCC scoring: Marcus Ratliff, 17; Denzel Smith, 16; Jordan Osberg, 15; Wayne Canady, 10; Zach Bunch, 4; Andrew Kaiser, 3; Keith Thames, 2; Cody Meyer, 2; turnovers: 17