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Boys basketball: Irish own the paint

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It had been nearly two years since Rosemount's boys basketball team held an opponent under 40 points.

The combination of a patient Shakopee offense and a defense that kept the ball out of the paint allowed the Irish to get past Shakopee 47-37 in a non-conference road game last Tuesday. Three days later, the winless Sabers stepped back onto their home court and upset No. 6-ranked (Class 3A) Waconia, 65-58.

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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