Norse women win, men fall in basketball opener

ESCANABA — The Bay College Norse women’s basketball team won their first game in program history 95-35 over the University of Wisconsin-Marinette. Norway-native Jordan Kraemer led the way with 31 points. Bark River-Harris native Paige Welch chipped in with 27 points as well.

The men weren’t so lucky as they fell in overtime to the Buccaneers 97-92. Menominee’s Marcus McKinney was the leading scorer with 22 points. Negaunee’s Dre Tuominen finished with 16 points.