The Marquette Redmen Take Down the Negaunee Miners, 55-47

This Marquette Redmen barely has to jump to put the ball in the net!
Great job #34!
Great job #34!

Marquette, MIFriday, December 21st, 2018The Marquette Redmen faced the Negaunee Miners Friday night at home where they won 55-47 in a close battle. Jesse Anderson was in Marquette to bring all of the live action to Fox Sports Marquette 105.1/99.9.

1st Half

Marquette won the tip-off and they were the first to get on the board. Marquette took the early lead, 4-0, but the Miners were quick to tie the score. The offensive battle kept going between the teams, and the fouls were in favor 2-0 for the Miners, but the Redmen took the first quarter lead with a score of 12-11.

The second quarter sang a similar tune to the first, but the teams instead played a defensive battle. The score remained tight, and the Redmen took the 24-18 lead going into half time.

2nd Half

Negaunee had possession of the ball to start the third quarter. Marquette played a full court press defense this period and really put the pressure on the Miners. The quarter was a clean one with no fouls. With some cheering from their student section, the Redmen took the lead 43-29 going into the last quarter.

Things got a little rougher in the last quarter, with the final foul count 8-9 in favor of Marquette. Negaunee was able to close the lead quite a bit, but not enough. The Redmen came out victorious from this close battle with a final score of 55-47.

Up Next

The Marquette Redmen’s next game is on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019, against Kingsford on Fox Sports Marquette 105.1/99.9. Also, shout-out to Marquette’s Marius Grazulis, MI Internet’s Player of the Game. Great job!