Listen live online Monday via JoeInsider.com to the first round boys basketball games from District 13 at St. Joseph. At 5 p.m. ET, Portage Northern faces Stevensville Lakeshore. Game two around 7 p.m. sees Kalamazoo Central against Portage Central.
The top four teams by record in the district are all battling in the first round Monday. At the seeding deadline, the Lancers ended up with the top seed and the Mustangs narrowly beat out the Maroon Giants. K-Central finished the year with the best MPR average with their 14-6 record and loaded non-conference schedule. PC and Lakeshore both finished 16-4 and PN went 12-8.
The Huskies went 10-3 down the stretch with a number of very tight games. The Lancers did take both meetings over their SMAC West rival, winning in Portage 49-35 on January 10 and 59-47 in the February 14 rematch in Stevensville. On the other side, the Maroon Giants hosted and won 66-44 in their lone battle with the Mustangs February 4.
You can listen to both first round games via the embedded player below. Huskies/Lancers is set for 5 p.m. with Maroon Giants/Mustangs at 7 p.m. from St. Joseph.