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College basketball: Bluejays trim No. 9 Rochester

ROCHESTER -- Sharpshooting at the free throw line helped the Minnesota West men's basketball team to an 80-77 victory over an outstanding Rochester Community and Technical College team Wednesday night.

ROCHESTER -- Sharpshooting at the free throw line helped the Minnesota West men's basketball team to an 80-77 victory over an outstanding Rochester Community and Technical College team Wednesday night.

The Bluejays made 29 of 35 free throws in the game, compared to Rochester's eight of 15. to prevail against the ninth-ranked NJCAA Division III team in the country.

West scored 52 points in the second half after trailing 30-28 at intermission.

Kuol Chol scored 13 points with 14 rebounds and four assists for Minnesota West. DeShawn Pickford had 15 points and five steals. Alex Brown scored 19 points with five assists and four steals. And Alex Preston scored 16 points.

The Bluejays came up with 11 steals in the contest.

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Tevin Killeen, one of five Rochester players in double figures, scored 17 points.

Bluejays 28 80

Rochester 30 77

 

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