Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball (58) VS Iron Mountain Mountaineers (60) on Sunny.FM 03/01/16

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The Negaunee Miners fell to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 60-58 after 4 quarter in regulation and two overtimes on Sunny.FM.

The Negaunee Miners fell to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 60-58 after 4 quarter in regulation and two overtimes on Sunny.FM.

Iron Mountain, Michigan Tuesday March 1st, 2016 – The Negaunee Miners Boys Basketball team traveled to Iron Mountain, Michigan tonight to face the Iron Mountain Mountaineers in the last regular season game.  Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault were there from the U.P Propane Broadcast Booth to bring you all the exciting action on Sunny.FM.

The Negaunee Miners won the tip and the first basket of the night to take the early lead.  The Iron Mountain Mountaineers played some great offense and quickly took a 7-2 lead against the Negaunee Miners.  The Negaunee Miners were slow to start in the first quarter and trailed the Mountaineers 9-6 with three minutes left in the quarter.  The Negaunee Miners ended the first quarter trailing 11-10 against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers.

The Iron Mountain Mountaineers started the second quarter scoring to give them back a three point lead.  The Iron Mountain Mountaineers continue to score early in the quarter and had a 16-10 lead, with 2 minutes.  The Negaunee Miners continued to struggle against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers defense and trailed 21-14 with 4 minutes left in the half.  The Iron Mountain Mountaineers were on fire from the 3 point line and led the Negaunee Miners 29-23 at the end of the second quarter of play.

The Negaunee Miners fell to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 60-58 after 4 quarter in regulation and two overtimes on Sunny.FM.

The Negaunee Miners fell to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers 60-58 after 4 quarter in regulation and two overtimes on Sunny.FM.

The Iron Mountain Mountaineers started the third quarter with the ball, but the Miners were able to get the ball away and gain on the Mountaineers lead, to trail 29-25.  The Mountaineers continued to dominate the court offensively and maintained a 33-25 lead against the Miners halfway through the third.  The Negaunee Miner rallied towards the end of the third quarter and only trailed 36-33, with 1 1/2 minutes left.  The Miners ended the quarter trailing 38-35 against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers on Sunny.FM.

The fourth quarter started with a Mountaineer Basket to broaden their lead to 40-35.  The Miners were quick to answer back and kept nipping at the Mountaineers heels.  The Iron Mountaineers continued to hold a 44-41 lead against the Miners with the quarter half over.  The Negaunee Miners were able to take  back the lead with 3 1/2 minutes left in the game 45-44. The remainder of the quarter was a back and forth battle between both team and ended in a tied 47-47, which led to an overtime battle.

The Negaunee Miners were first to score in overtime to take a 49-47 lead against the Iron Mountain Mountaineers.  It was a nail biting overtime battle that ended in another tie 51-51. The Negaunee Miners Boys started the second overtime scoring to take a 53-51 lead, but the Mountaineers were right on their heels to tie it back up 53-53.  The Negaunee Miners came up short tonight and fell to the Iron Mountain Mountaineers on Sunny.FM.

The Negaunee Miners defeated the Iron Mountain Mountaineers (60-58) on Sunny.FM.

The Negaunee Miners Girls Basketball team will travel to Ishpeming, Michigan tomorrow March 2nd, 2016 to face the Ishpeming Hematites, in the first round of play off action.  Jesse Anderson and Brady Guilbault will be there to bring you all the exciting action.  The Honor Credit Union Pre-game Show will start around 6:30pm and the game will follow at 7:00pm on Sunny.FM.

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