he Saint Mary's University of Minnesota men's basketball team gave Augsburg all it could handle Saturday afternoon at the Saint Mary's Gym. In fact, the Cardinals had the Auggies on the ropes in the game's final three minutes, rallying from a 12-point halftime deficit to take a 50-49 lead. Unfortunately, Augsburg came off the ropes swinging, scoring 16 unanswered points—including 13 free throws—to escape with a 65-53 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory.
COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. — Chris Palmer (Faribault, Minn.) missed out on his fifth straight double-double by one rebound, but the sophomore's effort was not quite enough, as Saint John's broke away in the second half to beat teh SMU men's basketball team 84-68 Monday.
Chris Palmer (Faribault, Minn.) scored 20 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, but the sophomore's Herculean effort was not enough Saturday afternoon, as Carleton raced out to a 36-24 halftime lead and handed the Saint Mary's University men's basketball team a 74-57 Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference setback.