The Yellow Jackets hosted Division II University of Mary last Thursday night in the Donald E. Young Center. University of Mary came out on fire shooting over 50% in the first half and 61% for the game. The Yellow Jackets trailed by as many as 13 points in the first half until a late run cut the Mary lead to six going in a the half. In the second half the Yellow Jackets tried to catch up but Mary's hot shooting kept their lead and took the game 78-89. The Yellow Jackets were led by freshman Will John Johnson with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Freshman Cain Atkinson added 16 points.

The 6-6 Yellow Jackets will be back in action on December 28th and 29th in the Perkins Classic as they face Dordt College and Montana State University-Northern. Game times are 7:30pm on Friday and 6:00pm on Saturday in the Donald E. Young Center.