Saturday, 24 October 2009

Montana Tech 83, Lethbridge 81

The Montana Tech Orediggers outlasted the University of Lethbridge Pronghorns 83-81 Saturday in Butte, Montana. The always tight tilt was tied 42-42 at the half.

Tech plays in the NAIA Division I Frontier Conference. They were 8-21 overall in 2008-09.

U of L received significant contributions from multiple sources.

Derek Waldner (6'7", 2nd-year, post, Okotoks) scored 18 points and hauled in 11 rebounds. He went 8-10 on two pointers.

Danhue Lawrence (6'2-1/2", 4th-year, guard, Toronto) tickled the twine for 18 markers.

University of Calgary transfer Jeff Price (6', 4th-year, guard, Calgary) had a 17-point, seven rebound outing.

Red Deer College grad Randy Davis (6'4", 4th-year, forward, Red Deer) contributed 10 points and seven boards.

Rob Cooper (6'5-1/2", 5th-year, post, Toronto) had eight points and snared six caroms.

Quinn Van Gaalen (6'1-1/2", 2nd-year, wing, Foremost) scored seven.

U of L completes the pre-season with a 2-3 record on their schedule.

U of L opens Canada West action in Edmonton versus the University of Alberta Golden Bears next Friday and Saturday.

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