Negaunee, Michigan December 17th, 2015 – The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team hosted a rivalry game tonight against the Marquette Redmen. Jesse Anderson was there from the U.P. Propane Press Box to bring you all the action on Sunny.FM.
The Negaunee Miners started the game playing tight defense, but the Marquette Redmen were first to score and take the early lead. The Negaunee Miners immediately tied the score 2-2, with 2 free throw shots made by Dre Tuominen. The quarter was half over before the next points were put on the board, scored by the Marquette Redmen with a three point shot to take the lead 5-2. The Negaunee Miners tied the game 8-8 again after a technical against Marquette was called, late in the first. The Marquette Redmen held the lead 11-8 to end the first quarter of play on Sunny.FM.
Jay Lori scored the first points of second quarter with a free throw shot, followed by a basket and a foul shot to give the Negaunee Miners their first lead of the game 14-11. The Negaunee Miners interior defense was tight and gave the Redmen little opportunity to shoot from the paint, and the Miners maintained the lead 15-14 with 4 minutes left in the first half. The second quarter consisted of a lot of fouls and free throw shots on both sides, but the Marquette Redmen had a 2 point lead, 20-18 to end the first half.
Ben Luke started the third quarter scoring a 3 pointer and gave the Miners the lead 21-20 against the Marquette Redmen. The third quarter was a back and forth battle, but the Negaunee Miners held the lead 30-28 against the Marquette Redmen.
The Negaunee Miners started the fourth quarter with a quick layup to take the biggest lead of the night 32-28 against Marquette Redmen. The Negaunee Miners slowly started to pull away from the Marquette Redmen a led 37-30 with less then 3 minutes left to play. It was a hard fought battle, but the Negaunee Miners pulled out the win 41-33. Dre Tuominen was the Tino’s Player of the game with 18 points.
The Negaunee Miners defeated the Marquette
Redmen (41-33) on Sunny.FM.
Join Jesse Anderson tomorrow December 18th, 2015. The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team will travel to Norway, Michigan to face the Norway-Vulcan Knight. The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 7:30pm and the game will follow at 8:00 on Sunny.FM.
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