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College men's basketball: Myer leads UMD to win

Junior Brandon Myer scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half to lead Minnesota Duluth to a 77-70 victory over Minot State before 550 fans at Romano Gym on Saturday.

Junior Brandon Myer scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half to lead Minnesota Duluth to a 77-70 victory over Minot State before 550 fans at Romano Gym on Saturday.

Myer, a Superior graduate, made 6 of 10 field goals and 5 of 7 free throws in the second half to keep the Bulldogs (8-6 overall, 5-5 NSIC) in front of the Beavers (7-12, 2-8).

Sean Burns (14 points on 7-for-9 shooting) and Mamadou Ngom (13) also provided key contributions for the Bulldogs.

David Akibo was Minot State's leading scorer with 19 points.

• Montroy Scott scored the final of his 33 points on a free throw with 10 seconds to play in overtime, lifting Wisconsin-Superior to a 92-91 victory over North Central in UMAC action at Mertz Mortorelli Gym in Superior.

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Mac Reykdal added 26 points for the Yellowjackets (3-13, 2-6 UMAC), who ended a five-game losing streak. John Pioro of UWS sent the game into overtime when he hit a 3-point at the buzzer.

Micah Filer and Jared High each scored 31 points to lead North Central (4-11, 0-7).

• After a breakneck first half, St. Scholastica's defense clamped down on Crown College in a 96-79 UMAC victory at Victoria, Minn.

The Saints (7-8, 4-3 UMAC) trailed 53-52 at halftime before outscoring the Storm 44-26 in the second half.

Brandon Newman of Barnum led CSS with 22 points and Esko's Quinn Fischer added 18.

Gunnar Ledin paced Crown (9-6, 4-3) with 23 points. Each team made 12 shots from 3-point range.

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