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Dragons men's basketball team sets scoring record in dominant win over Crown

Trever Kaiser poured in an efficient 32 points in 23 minutes off the bench to lead the Dragons.

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MOORHEAD — Minnesota State Moorhead rolled to a 136-65 nonconference victory over Division III Crown College on Tuesday at Nemzek Fieldhouse in the men's basketball team's home opener. MSUM's 136 points were a new single-game school record, besting the the previous of 126 set against Crossroads College in 2015.

The Dragons held a 65-28 lead at halftime and won the second half 71-37.

Trever Kaiser poured in an efficient 32 points and grabbed eight rebounds in 23 minutes off the bench to lead the Dragons. Kaiser shot 11 of 14 from the field, 7 of 8 from 3-point range and 3 for 3 from the free-throw line. Jesse Bergh added 19 points and grabbed six rebounds off the bench. Bergh shot 4 of 5 from the field and 10 for 10 from the free-throw line.

MSUM's Lorenzo McGhee scored 15 points on 5-for-7 shooting to lead the starters. Gavin Baumgartner had 14 points, three assists and two steals, shooting 5 of 6 from the field. Jaden Stanley-Williams added 13 points on 5 for 6 shooting in 10 minutes off the bench.

As a team, the Dragons shot 72.6% (45 of 62) overall from the field, including 62.5% (15 of 24) from beyond the arc. MSUM knocked down 31 of 38 free-throw attempts. The Dragons held Crown to 24 of 60 (40%) shooting for the game.

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MSUM (3-3) hosts Mayville State for a nonconference bout at 7 p.m. Friday.

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