The Mineral Area College men’s basketball team claimed a regular season Co-Championship and the number one seed in the postseason tournament with a gritty 83-75 road victory to wrap up the regular season at State Fair. The Cardinals led by only two at halftime in a game that featured 15 lead changes and seven ties. MAC took their final lead at the 4:00 mark and never gave it back. Angelo Stuart led the team with 22 points, but Kevin Legardy hit big shot after big shot when the Cardinals needed it…..
Legardy finished with 14 and 11 rebounds with Malevy Leons chipping in 19.
Coach Luke Strege relished his first Region 16 title….
The sixth ranked Cardinals improve to 29-1 and will play the winner of West Plains and State Fair in the Region 16 semifinals on Friday