The Packers gutted out a physical 52-42 win on the road tonight against Faribault. The Falcons played a mix of physical man and 2-3 zone. They were patient on offense to slow down the pace of the game. Austin was up 4 late in the first half before two quick Falcons scores tied the game.
Austin turned up the defensive pressure in the second half which created some easier fast break baskets. Austin forced 21 turnovers for the game.
Duoth Gach had 14 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals to lead Austin. Jace Murray had 11 points, 2 rebounds and 2 steals. The Packers again showed great deprh with 8 different players scoring.
Faribault was led by Kade Hart with 17 points. The Packers are back in action Thursday away at Rochester Mayo.