CourtKings Preparing for the Rangers

WATERLOO, Iowa—The Cedar Valley CourtKings (6-3) face a familiar opponent this Saturday, traveling to St. Paul to see the Minnesota Rangers. Action is set to tip-off at 1 p.m.

The Rangers (7-2) have sole possession of first place in the MBL West. With a CourtKings victory, the CourtKings could move into a tie for first place.

This will be the second meeting between the two teams. The teams last faced off on May 28 in St. Paul, with the Rangers escaping with a 93-90 victory.

“Without a doubt, this is our biggest MBL game to date,” said Owner and GM, Gary Rima. “A win and we can move into a tie for 1st place in the West division with the Minnesota Rangers. They are on a 4 game winning streak and very tough to beat on their home court.”

Fans can listen to the game live here.


Players to Watch

Marvin Singleton, who hails from Minneapolis, led the CourtKings with 23 points in the last meeting with the Rangers. Named to the MBL West All-Star team, Singleton averages 16.1 points per game and 8.6 rebounds for the CourtKings.

Lamar Wall had 15 points against the Rangers in the last meeting. Wall averages 14.3 points per game and 2.3 assists.


Last Time in Action

The CourtKings won over the MBL Select Team on June 25 in Waterloo, 130-83.

The Minnesota Rangers escaped the Lincoln Lions in Lincoln, 120-116.


Weekend Action

MBL West

Cedar Valley CourtKings vs. Minnesota Rangers July 9 1:00 p.m. Oxford Community Center
Chicago Fury vs. Lincoln Lions July 9 5:00 p.m. Lincoln College
Wisconsin Storm vs. Minnesota Broncos July 9 7:00 p.m. Oxford Community Center


MBL East

Hamilton Heroes vs. Indiana Dream July 9 6:00 p.m. Muncie Southside Middle School
Northern Indiana Monarchs vs. Indiana Fury July 9 6:00 p.m. Christian Community Center


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