It was a seniors outlasting underclassmen as the Big Lake Hornets beat the Rogers Royals 87-79 on Tuesday evening in Big Lake.
Allen Wilson, sophomore guard, scored 27 points for Rogers (4-8 conference, 9-13 overall), while sophomore forward Steffan Musoke had 19 and junior guard Gunnar Bloom 11.
For the Hornets, Austin Poe scored 32 points, Tyler Halvorson 20, Sam Dokkebakkken 16 and Michael Doperalski 16. All are seniors.
Rogers will host first-place Buffalo, riding a 14-game win streak, on Friday, which will be Senior Night.
Rogers scoring — Gunnar Bloom 11 (4 stl), Joey Simpson 6 (4 stl), Cole Murray 9 (8 reb), Steffan Musoke 19, Coby Stoe 7