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Feb 26, 2020 12:39 PM
NPCC finish regular season with loss to MCC

Story by Philip Senff, Sports Information Coordinator NPCC

McCook, NE – The North Platte Community College men’s basketball team fell to McCook Community College Tuesday night 86-71 in the regular season finale.

The Knights fell behind early and saw the Indians take a commanding 25-point lead into halftime. NPCC fought back in the second half but fell short of the victory as MCC finished with the 15-point win.

NPCC finished the night shooting 44 percent from the field while MCC finished at 51 percent. The Indians controlled the paint also as they outrebounded the Knights 46-26.

The Knights finished with three scorers in double digits. Danillo Matovic, of Novi Sad, Serbia, led the way with 19 points and 10 rebounds, while DaVonte Tharpe, of Macon, Ga., finished with 18 points and Luke Christen, of Anselmo, had 14 points.

With the loss, NPCC drops to 8-19 on the season. Next up for the Knights is the first round of the District IX Tournament. The game will take place Saturday, however, the opponent and location are yet to be determined.