Basketball

Men’s Basketball Finish Season on High Note

The tenth ranked Colorado School of Mines men’s basketball team squared off against Colorado Christian on Saturday in Lakewood for their final regular season game of the year. The Orediggers (23-3, 19-3 RMAC) defeated the Cougars by a score of 110 to 69. With the win, the Orediggers clinch the two seed in the RMAC tournament and will play their first round game on Tuesday the 4 at 7 p.m in Lockridge arena.

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Orediggers roll over Black Hills State

The thirteenth-ranked Colorado School of Mines men’s basketball team welcomed the visiting Black Hills State into their home arena on Valentine’s Day and presented the Yellow Jackets with a 21 point defeat. Four Orediggers scored in double figures on the night and Junior Brian Muller eclipsed 1000 career points in the 73-52 victory. Muller is the second this year (Wages) and third on the team (Green) to surpass 1000 career points.

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Strong offense takes down Chadron State

Shortly after the Lady Orediggers took down Chadron State last Saturday evening, the No. 13 ranked men’s team looked to do the same on Senior Night. In one of their best offensive performances of the season, CSM did just that, defeating the Eagles 104-72. Just one night after Brian Muller hit the 1000 point mark for his career, Senior Luke Meisch looked to surpassed the mark as well, needing only four points to also reach the 1000 point plateau.

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