The Anoka-Ramsey Men's Basketball team defeated M|State Fergus Falls on Wednesday evening 84-64 to kick off the MCAC Southern Division portion of their schedule.
Leading 56-52 with under ten minutes to play, the Golden Rams closed the game on a 28-12 run to pull away.
The Spartans again extended out to a six point lead, 26-20, before an 11-2 spurt from Anoka-Ramsey saw them take a 31-28 lead following a Lozier three.
The Golden Rams pushed the lead to seven after another Lozier basket.
The Spartans got as close as one point, 51-50, but the Golden Rams held off any additional rallies to pick up the win.
Lozier finished with 22 points and 11 rebounds, making 8 of 12 from the field.
D.J. Pettigrew scored 19 points on 7 of 14 shooting including 4 of 7 from three.
Washington chipped in with 11 points.
The Golden Rams improve to 8-6 overall, 1-0 MCAC.
Up next is a home tilt with Riverland on Saturday, January 11 at 3:00pm.