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Men's Basketball Earns First Win On Year Over North Park

Photo credit: Sports Information Graduate Assistant, Kylie Lang Elbin
Photo credit: Sports Information Graduate Assistant, Kylie Lang Elbin

CHICAGO, Ill.—The Fontbonne University men's basketball team fended off a late charge from the North Park Vikings to give the Griffins the 76-74 win. It marks the first victory for Fontbonne over a CCIW team in program history.

Final: Fontbonne 76, North Park 74

Location: Chicago, Ill.

Records: Fontbonne 1-3, North Park 0-3

Inside The Numbers

  • Fontbonne shot a season-high 50.0 percent from the floor and dished out a season-high 20 assists.
  • North Park ended with a 42.4 field goal percentage.

North Park Leaders

  • Toby Marek led with 20 points on 8-of-17 shooting.
  • Lawrence Pointer added 13 points, while Jacquan Binion and Karl Polk, Jr., contributed 12 and 11, points respectively.

Fontbonne Leaders

Up Next

The Griffins close out the Big Four Tournament tomorrow afternoon against Lincoln Christian. Tip-off at 3 p.m.

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