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Men's basketball: Dragons' rally falls short at Northern State

MSU Moorhead came back from as many as 19 points down but couldn't catch the Wolves in an NSIC matchup on Tuesday.

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ABERDEEN, S.D. — Minnesota State Moorhead rallied from a deficit that reached 19 points but couldn't catch up to Northern State and lost 84-75 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game on Tuesday.

The Dragons trailed by 15 at halftime and the Wolves' lead reached 19 points before MSUM was able to shave the lead to eight midway through the second half.

MSUM's Jacob Beeninga scored a team-high 22 points and Lorenzo McGhee finished with 19 points. Jaden Stanley Williams scored 11 points and Trever Kaiser had 10 points and six assists.

The Dragons are 0-1 in the NSIC and 3-2 overall. They play in the NSIC/RMAC Challenge in Pueblo, Colo., beginning with a game against Colorado State-Pueblo at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25. They play New Mexico Highlands at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26.

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