Bluejays advance to national tourney

Mon 3-5-2018

COON RAPIDS – Minnesota West advanced to the National Junior College Athletic Association Division III men's basketball tournament by winning the Region XIII title Sunday with an 89-62 win over Anoka-Ramsey.

The game was tied 38-38 at halftime, with the Bluejays outscoring the Rams 51-24 in the second half.

Minnesota West will play in the national tourney March 15-17 in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y.

Alex Brown recorded 20 points, 13 rebounds and five assists for the Bluejays, while Alex Preston and Ki’Shawn Syph each scored 15 points.