In NAIA basketball action in Helena, Montana in a double bill against the Saints of Carroll College the MSU Northern Skylights fought an uphill battle from tip time to final call. At the half, the Skylights trailed the Saints 37-13. In the end, The Skylights ended their night against Carroll College, 82-40. L’ Tia Lawrence scored 12 of those points for the Skylights and picked up four rebounds.
In the Men’s game, MSU Lights held their own, despite trailing at the half, 30-24. As Northern rallied and fought against The Saints. In the final moments of game, even with fouls and free throws opportunities, Carroll College barely squeaked out a win, 73-71.
MSU athletics’ next basketball game is Saturday at home, Skylights at 2pm, and Lights at 4pm.