Comets knock off JimmiesIf there was any question doubt about Mayville State's lofty ranking and record, the Comets provided a pretty nice answer Thursday night.
By: Dave Selvig, The Jamestown Sun
If there was any question doubt about Mayville State's lofty ranking and record, the Comets provided a pretty
nice answer Thursday night.
Mayville State, ranked 20th in the latest NAIA top 25 poll, took a double-figure lead midway through the first
half and kept it there for the final half hour in an impressive 92-79 win over the 14th-ranked Jimmies.
It was quite a turnaround from just four days earlier when Jamestown College beat the Comets fairly handily 79
The big difference? Three-point shooting. The Jimmies made 11 Sunday compared to four Thursday.
"It was a big game, we had a good crowd and we laid an egg," said JC coach Greg Ulland. "It's disappointing. We
didn't play well offensively or defensively and when you do that against a good team, and they are a good team,
that is what happens."
It was a big, if not signature win for the Comets, who won for the 17th time in 19 games.
"It's a big win for the team, for the program because of how good they (JC) are," Mayville State coach Dennis
Hutter said. "We certainly are happy to get a win like this."