RCTC wins over Itasca to complete weekend sweep

RCTC wins over Itasca to complete weekend sweep

Rochester, MN - The RCTC men's basketball team ran their winning streak to 3 games and completed a weekend sweep by downing Itasca Community College 76-69 in the Sports Center.

The Yellowjackets used a balanced attack and 16 points by Ben Opsahl to secure the win.  Joining Opsahl in double figures were DaMichael Brown (14), Eddie Oyet (13), and Naa'il Mahdi (13).  Oyet had an outstanding all-around game for the Jackets, pulling down 12 rebounds for a double-double on the night.  

RCTC shot a season high 51% from the floor while holding Itasca to 43% shotting on the afternoon.  RCTC also held a large advatage on the boards, outrebounding the Vikings 45-22.  In addition to Oyet's 12 boards, Kong Kong had 11 and Brown added 7.  The Yellowjackets also had 23 assists to 10 for Itasca.

RCTC hits the road this weekend, traveling to Hibbing and Rainy River for Friday night and Saturday afternoon contests.

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