Basketball Night in Negaunee – The Miners Fall to the Marquette Redmen 55-47 on SunnyFM

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This Miner was scoring big all night!

This Miner was scoring big all night!

Marquette, MIFriday, December 21st, 2018The Negaunee Miners faced the Marquette Redmen Friday night where they lost in a close battle with a final score of 55-47. Jesse Anderson was in Marquette to bring all of the live action to 101.9 SunnyFM.

1st Half

Marquette won the tip-off and they were the first to get on the board. Marquette took the early lead, 4-0, but the Miners were quick to tie the score. The offensive battle kept going between the teams, and the fouls were in favor 2-0 for the Miners, but the Redmen took the first quarter lead with a score of 12-11.

The second quarter sang a similar tune to the first, but the teams instead played a defensive battle. The score remained tight, and the Redmen took the 24-18 lead going into half time.

2nd Half

Negaunee had possession of the ball to start the third quarter. Marquette played a full court press defense this period and really put the pressure on the Miners. The quarter was a clean one with no fouls. With some cheering from their student section, the Redmen took the lead 43-29 going into the last quarter.

Things got a little rougher in the last quarter, with the final foul count 8-9 in favor of Marquette. Negaunee was able to close the lead quite a bit, but not enough. The Redmen came out victorious from this close battle with a final score of 55-47.

Up Next

The Negaunee Miners’ next game is on Friday, December 28th, 2018 against Manistique. Join Jesse Anderson for all of the can’t-miss action! The pre-game show will start around 5:45 pm and tip off will follow at 6:00 pm on Sunny.FM. Also, shout-out to Negaunee’s Jakson Sager, MI Internet’s Player of the Game. Great job!





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