Strong Defensive Effort Gives Golden Rams Win over Rochester

Strong Defensive Effort Gives Golden Rams Win over Rochester

The Anoka-Ramsey Men's Basketball team held Rochester to just 30.5 percent shooting in coming away with a 59-49 win at Rochester on Wednesday evening.

In a defensive battle for both teams, the Golden Rams led 23-19 at halftime as neither team could get many open looks at the basket.

The second half was a similar story as the teams fought for every possession with neither team able to take full control until the final minutes when Anoka-Ramsey got some key shots and defensive stops to earn the win.

Anoka-Ramsey made 37.3 percent of their field goals but made six threes to just three for Rochester.

Justin Castro scored 20 points on 7 of 13 shooting to go with eight rebounds.

Jalen Dunlap added ten for the Golden Rams.

Anoka-Ramsey improves to 14-10 overall, 7-4 in the MCAC Southern Division.