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Men's College Basketball: Fourth-ranked Raiders fall to Spartans

Posted: February 23, 2012 - 12:10am

FERGUS FALLS — Kwamaine Johnson scored 16 for the fourth ranked NJCAA Division III Central Lakes College Raiders as they lost to the Minnesota State Fergus Falls Spartans 59-74 in a Southern Division game Wednesday.

The Raiders shooting percentage was 39 for the night, compared to the Spartans who shot 48 percent for the game.

“If you can’t shoot the ball you aren’t going to win a lot of games,” said head coach Jim Russell.

Ronnie Kornbaum scored 12 and Maurice Herandez 11 for the Raiders who beat Fergus Falls 92-66 Jan. 28 in Brainerd.

“It was a tough environment to play and they came prepared,” said Russell.

Fergus Falls was tied for second behind CLC in the division when the game started and are now 8-3 in the south and 18-9 overall.

The Raiders drop to 8-3 in the Division and 23-3 overall.

Fergus Falls ­34 40 — 74

Central Lakes 22 37 — 59

FERGUS FALLS

Anthony Lee 2, Shane Bosek 22, John Paul Bright 15, Rapheal Cabaniss 18, Keanu Glover 6, John Clark 8, Jason Nelson 3. FG 26-54 (48 percent). FT 14-26 (54 percent). 3PT 8-16 (50 percent).

CENTRAL LAKES

Alonzo Williams 2, Michael Farrington 4, Ronnie Kornbaum 12, Maurice Hernandez 11, Kwamaine Johnson 16, Brandon Davis 8, Matt Christenson 2, Jesse Fleming 4. FG 26-67 (39 percent). FT 11-15 (73 percent). 3PT 4-21 (19 percent). Division: 8-3. Overall: 23-3. Next: host Rochester 3 p.m. Saturday.