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Midland College beat the Plainsmen 82-81

February 28, 2012

Taquan McDew #21 gets up high for the shot. McDew scored 33 points on Monday evening. PHOTO BY DON RICE

When people look at the Frank Phillips College Plainsmen’s record after the season, the win-loss column isn’t going to tell the story of how the team has suffered three heartbreaking losses at home in WJCAC play. First to Odessa College, then New Mexico Junior College and to Midland College last night.
After leading by one at halftime and up 81-79 with 30 seconds to play. The Plainsmen came out on the losing end in their WJCAC game with Midland College 82-81.
With 11 seconds to go, the Chaparrals big man Majok Majok was able to give Midland College the chance for the win by making his shot in the paint and putting in a free throw.
In the loss, Taquan McDew had a big game scoring 33 points followed by Ronald Scott with 18 and Ben Murphy with 15.
The loss drops the Plainsmen to 10-19 overall, 2-11 in conference. The Plainsmen wrap up the season on Thursday taking on Howard College in Big Spring.

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