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Northwestern men stay first in the GPAC

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The Northwestern College men are still in first place in the GPAC with six games to go. The Northwestern College men are still in first place in the GPAC with six games to go.

The Northwestern College men have jumped to 8th in the NAIA national rankings, and are still in first place in the GPAC with six games to go.

The Red Raiders got a 90-78 win at Hastings on Saturday. Northwestern trailed by six at halftime, before making 20 of their 28 shots in the second half.

Fifty of Northwestern's ninety points came from their non-starters. Daniel Van Kalsbeek led the Raiders with 19 points. Backup guards Joey Habtemariam and Rob Gill combined for 31 points in the win.

Northwestern leads the GPAC by one game over Dordt and Doane. The Red Raiders will host the Defenders on Wednesday in Orange City.

Briar Cliff is sixth with a 7-7 conference record. Morningside is eighth at 6-9.

The women's race is close, too. Concordia has a half game lead on Morningside, both with 12 league wins.

Briar Cliff is third, Mount Marty is fourth. Northwestern falls to fifth after being upset at Hastings on Saturday.

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