MBB: Men's Basketball Preview: UM-Morris

Jan 2nd, 2013 @ 4:44 pm | Author: Viking Sports Admin
MBB: Men\'s Basketball Preview: UM-Morris
Opponent: UM-Morris (3-5)

Date: Friday, January 4

Time: 7:30 PM

Site: W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse

Live Radio: KOVC 1490

Live Stats: DakStats

Live Video: Valley City State IHigh

Vikings at a Glance: The Valley City State University Men's Basketball team was ranked #15 in the last NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Poll on December 15. The next poll will be released on January 9th.

The Vikings recorded their 10th win of the season on day two of the Whittier College Basketball Tournament in California last weekend. With the win, VCSU is 10-4 on the season.

Sekani Milligen has continued to play like the Honorable Mention All American that he was last season. Milligen is averaging 20 points per game and shooting 44.1% from the three point line. He is not alone however as Gus Kueber (11.9), Aaron Duske (10.6) and John Raquel (10.5) are all averaging double figures as well.

The Opponent: University of Minnesota-Morris comes to the W. E. Osmon Fieldhouse with a 3-5 record.

The Cougars are led by Brenden Foss who averages 11.1 points per game and he is followed by Steve Birman with 10.5.

The Vikings defeated the Cougars on their home floor on December 4th by a 61-51 score.