M State Men split over weekendPublished 9:53am Monday, December 17, 2012
BRAINERD — The Spartans were able to pick up a split at the Central Lakes Invitational Friday and Saturday in the last games of 2012.
On Friday, the Spartans saw five players in double figures as they defeated Rainy River 91-73.
Shane Bosek led M State with 25 points and 12 rebounds, while teammate Bee Pee Pijabo added 24 tallies of his own.
Boomer Blossom also recorded a double double with 12 points and 14 boards and Chuckie Smith (12) and Jason Nelson (11) each had double figures in the win.
In their second game of the invite, the Spartans second half heroics were not good enough as they fell to the hosting Raiders 79-75 Saturday.
Blossom finished the game with 24 points and 10 rebounds, while Smith knocked down 21 points for the Spartans.
The Spartan Men will now get a break before resuming play on Jan. 4 at the Itasca Classic in Grand Rapids.