Blue Devils fall to Vermillion

Published 11:03 pm Friday, December 9, 2016

The Riverland Community College men’s basketball team lost 75-70 to Vermillion in Riverland Gym Friday.

The Blue Devils (5-4 overall) trailed by as many as 11 in the first half, but they clawed back to within two points with 40 seconds left in the game.

“Down the stretch we had plenty of opportunities to make plays and we had a lot of crucial turnovers,” RCC head coach Derek Hahn said.

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RCC scoring: Jace Klinkner, 21; Junior Stone, 18; Abdibari Abdikadir, 6; Dante Makazu, 6; Darius Bell, 5; Sam Kuany, 4; Dalek Roberts, 3; Kyler Paulson, 2; field goals: 38 percent (20-for-52); three-pointers: 22 percent (4-for-18); free throws: 70 percent (21-for-30)