Obang hits 10 threes as Packers clinch a share of Big Nine title

Published 7:13 pm Saturday, February 24, 2018

Austin junior Medi Obang set a new school record in as the Austin boys basketball team clinched a star of the Big Nine title in an 88-37 win over Albert Lea (0-23 overall, 0-21 Big Nine) in AL Saturday.

Medi Obang set a new Packer record by knocking down 10 three-pointers in the win. He finished with a career-high 36 points as he went 10-for-15 from the arc.

The Packers (24-1 overall, 20-1 Big Nine) have a chance to win the conference title outright if they can win at Rochester John Marshall March 2 at 7:30 p.m.

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AL 14  23    37

Austin 43  41    88

Austin scoring: Medi Obang, 36; Duoth Gach, 12; Gavin Owens, 11; Nyagoa Obany, 6; Dongrin Deng, 5; LaHenry Gills, 5; Tate Hebrink, 4; Connor Byram, 2; Jeremy Flores, 2; Moses Idris, 2; Ryan Walters, 2; Moses Issa, 1