Packers hit 14 threes to beat Raiders

Published 9:28 pm Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Austin boys basketball team knocked down 14 three-pointers as it used a big second half to beat Northfield (14-7 overall, 10-7 Big Nine) 79-63 on the road Tuesday.

The Packers (17-4 overall, 16-2 Big Nine) trailed by four points at halftime but they outscored the Raiders by 20 in the second half to get the win. Agwa Nywesh racked up 27 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals as he went three-for-six on threes for the Packers.

Austin 35  44    79

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Northfield 39  24    63

Austin scoring: Agwa Nywesh, 27; Medi Obang, 15; Ngor Deng, 13; Gavin Owens, 8; LaHenry Gills, 6; Teyghan Hovland, 4; Dongrin Deng, 3; Moses Idris, 3;  free throws: 70 percent (17-for-24)