CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the second game in a row, the Mount Mercy offense got it done in the second half to earn another Midwest Collegiate Conference victory. The Mustangs shot 63 percent from the floor after the break to put away AIB, 83-71, in a men's basketball game on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
Mount Mercy (10-10, 2-0 MCC) knocked down 68 percent of its shots in the second period of Wednesday's win at 22nd-ranked St. Ambrose. Saturday's effort included a 5-of-6 showing from 3-point range after intermission. The Mustang defense, meanwhile, limited the Eagles (0-16, 0-2 MCC) to 35 percent shooting for the game.
Senior forward LaDon Singleton led the way again for the Mustangs, pouring in a game-high 22 points to go along with a team-high seven rebounds. Senior guard Tajric Boggs hit three 3-pointers and finished with 19 points and three assists. Junior forward Kevin Price-Majors tallied 12 points and five boards, senior guard Kris Lee 10 points and six rebounds. Junior guard Ian Matos had four assists.
Brandon Eley, who had 41 points in Wednesday's loss to Grand View, had 21 points and 11 rebounds against the Mustangs. Jason Cameron scored 18 points, Chris Ford 10. Tre Brown dealt three assists.
Clarke comes to Hennessey Rec Center to take on the Mustangs in an MCC showdown on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.