Thursday, February 21, 2013

Generals Overcome Early Scare, Defeat Miles 85-76

(Miles City, MT) – Trailing 47-34, the Sheridan College Generals entered half-time facing their second double-digit deficit of the season. The Generals came out in the second half shooting 60% from the field and recaptured the lead to help improve their record to 24-5 on the season, 13-2 in Region IX play.  The Generals were led by freshman guard Frederic Dure who netted a game high 22 points, and grabbed 7 rebounds.  X-Keem Jones came off the bench to give the Generals 16 points, including a pair of 3 point field goals, and 5 rebounds.  Jones offensive rebound off a John Ruffin free-throw gave the Generals their first lead of the contest.  Sophomore guards Victor Bermudez and Ron Mvouika both contributed 15 points for the Generals, Mvouika also pulled down a game high 10 rebounds and Bermudez dished out 7 assists.

The Generals face Casper College Saturday, February 23rd in Casper, Wyoming at 5:00 pm. The winner of the contest earns the right to host the Region IX tournament, taking place March 2nd-6th.

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