Milligan looking to build on super start

Published 1:02 am Saturday, November 29, 2014

By Collin Brooks


An evolution of sorts is taking place on the hardwood inside Steve Lacy Fieldhouse for the men of the Milligan Buffaloes basketball squad.

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One that is using the players maturity and their coaches wisdom to have them off to the best start in a quarter century at 8-1. Their first loss came just days ago at Division II Lee, 86-80.

That progression is taking place on the defensive side of the ball where Milligan ranks second in the nation in field goal percentage defense, fifth in the nation in three-point field goal percentage defense and eighth in scoring defense, allowing only 62 points per game.