THUNDERBIRDS CRUISE PAST BISMARCK STATE IN OPENER

THUNDERBIRDS CRUISE PAST BISMARCK STATE IN OPENER

United Tribes made 18 threes and used a 16-2 run in the second half to cruise to a 105-79 victory in the first round of the Mon Dak Athletic Conference Tournament.  Montel Carlow knocked down eight three pointers and led all scorers with 30 points.  Rob McClain Jr. had 15 points, 11 rebounds, 5 steals, 4 assists, and 4 blocks on a night where he battled foul trouble.  Joe Sazue III provided a spark off the bench connecting on 5 three pointers for 15 points.  Chayton York also reached double figures with 12 points and 7 rebounds.  

The Thunderbirds advance to the semifinals and face North Dakota College of Science at 2pm today.  

UNITED TRIBES 105, BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE 79

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Bismarck State College – Austin Slaughter 15, KyJuan Johnson 10, Tynan Bassett 2, Grant Kohlus 24, Dion Madler 1, Blake DeCrane 6, Hart Andes 1, Darnell Lefthand 5, Kyler McGillis 11, Christian Chappell 4. Totals: 22-73 FG, 31-40 FT.

United Tribes Technical College – Montel Carlow 30, Dante Fischer 1, Chayton York 12, Dayson Kohlus 9, Kobe Gourneau 3, Tyree Florence-Patton 9, Rob McClain Jr. 15, Benjamin Thompson 4, Robert Beaulieu 5, Joe Sazue III 15, Ryle Foote 1. Totals: 39-90 FG, 9-13 FT.

Three-pointers: BSC 4-27 (Kohlus 2, Lefthand, McGillis). UTTC 18-50 (Carlow 8, Sazue III 5, Kohlus 2, Florence-Patton 1, York, Beaulieu 1). Rebounds: BSC 51 (Slaughter 8). UTTC 56 (McClain 11, Beaulieu 10). Fouls: BSC 16. UTTC 33. Assists: BSC 13 (McGillis 4). UTTC 29 (Carlow 6). Turnovers: BSC 21. UTTC 12. Blocked shots: BSC 2 (Slaughter, Kohlus). UTTC 4 (McClain 4). Steals: BSC 5 (Slaughter 2). UTTC 15 (McClain 5).

Records: United Tribes Technical College 1-0; Bismarck State College 0-1.