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Iowa Mennonite Meets New London in Superconference Shoot Out

Posted: Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 7:00 am

The No. 13 ranked Iowa Mennonite School boys basketball team travels to Iowa Wesleyan University tonight as part of the championship doubleheader of the Southeast Iowa Superconference Shoot Out to face off with No. 12 New London.

IMS enters play at 18-2 on the season, winners of nine in a row. Last time on the floor they blasted Mediapolis on Senior Night 64-38 behind 24 points from Mitchell Schmeider and 10 from Trevor Leyden. On the season IMS is led by Cole Ours scoring 14 points per game, ninth in the conference. Caleb Gingerich has the team lead with 67 assists, sixth in the Superconference. Mitchell Schmeider has the team lead with 151 rebounds, sixth in the Superconference.

New London enters tonight with an overall record of 15-4. In their last game, they beat Highland 79-71. On the season the Tigers are led by Isaac McSorely at 17 points per game, third in the Superconference. Keontae Luckett leads the Superconference with 133 assists. Grant Swanson is best on the glass for the Tigers this year pulling down 105 boards.

These two teams last met in 2015, with IMS scoring a 78-67 win. You can hear all of the action live tonight from the campus of Iowa Wesleyan University on AM 1380, FM 102.5 and, beginning with the Washington HyVee pregame show at 5:30 and tip off at six.