Midland Hands Doane First Conference Loss

Midland Lutheran College rallied from a 12 point deficit in the second half to come from behind for a 74-68 victory over Doane in Fremont on Tuesday evening.

With Doane up 51-39, Midland finished the final 13:57 by out-scoring the Tigers 35-17.

For the game, Doane shot 54 percent from the floor compared to 46 percent for MLC.  However, MLC shot 23 free throws, converting 19 while Doane went 6-11 from the charity stripe.

Taylor Siebert paced the Tigers with 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor.  He converted five of his seven three-point attempts.  Dane Cruz added 17 points and Brent Cole picked up 13.  Jack Lind had a game-high seven rebounds while Cole picked up a game-high six assists.

Doane will be in action again on December 1 when they face Iowa Wesleyan University.

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