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Providence thwarts a gutsy comeback effort by MSU-N

Lights nearly come all the way back, but No. 8 Argos avoid the upset


January 24, 2020

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Mascio McCadney shoots over a trio of Providence defenders during Thursday night's Frontier Conference game in the Armory Gymnasium. Playing their second NAIA Top 10 team in as many nights, the Lights fell just short against the high-powered Argos.

Every win in the Frontier Conference is big. And when the Montana State University-Northern Lights beat No. 9 Carroll College Wednesday night, it was really big.

And playing a Top 10 team for the second straight night, the Lights nearly got an even bigger victory. Unfortunately, the No. 8 University of Providence Argos had something to say about that as Zach Darko-Kelly scored an old-fashioned 3-point play with two minutes to go, forcing the Lights to try a couple of game-tying shots that went for naught in a 66-61 Argo win Thursday night in the Armory Gymnasium.

It was a tough loss for t...

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