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Turnovers plague Northeast men in loss to NDSCS

Turnovers plague Northeast men in loss to NDSCS

WAHPETON, N.D. – The Northeast Community College men's basketball team went on a 14-2 run against North Dakota State College of Science, but it was quickly halted as the Hawks committed 25 turnovers and fell 89-75 on Saturday at the AmericInn Classic in Wahpeton, N.D.

Emmette Page (Crystal, Minn.) paced the Hawks (3-3) with 20 points, after shooting a perfect 11-for-11 from the free-throw line. Daniel Akuei (Melbourne, Australia) had 12 points and seven boards, while Asher Scavella (Nassau, Bahamas) pitched in 10 points and five rebounds.

The Hawks shot 42 percent from the field and 85 percent from the charity stripe.

The Hawks hit the road to face Southeast Community College at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Beatrice, Neb.

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