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Lights snap Saints, streak

Northern men upend No. 9 Carroll with a suffocating defense


January 23, 2020

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Cedric Crutchfield slams one home during the first half of Wednesday night's Frontier Conference game between the Lights and No. 9 Carroll College Fighting Saints. In a huge victory, the Lights beat the Saints, and will host No. 8 Providence tonight.

If any basketball team in the NAIA felt like they needed a win, it was the Montana State University-Northern Lights.

And that's exactly what Northern finally got Wednesday night in the Armory Gymnasium.

Only this win wasn't any ordinary victory. No, Northern put on a devastating defensive performance in a 58-48 win over No. 9 Carroll College, and in the process, snapped a four-game Frontier Conference losing streak, a streak that dated all the way back to early December.

"No doubt, after the stretch we've been through, I'm just so proud of our guys," Northern head coach Shawn Huse said...

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