Bennett Nienhaus scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds and Cole Reese scored 13 points to lead Hancock to a 52-49 non-conference win over KMS on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the University of Minnesota Morris in Morris.

Hancock led by 10 points a halftime but KMS battled back after the break to challenge the 12-win Owls.

KMS' Alex Call scored 15 points, Isaac Call scored 11 and Ethan Hauge had nine points and 11 rebounds.

The Owls next host Brandon-Evansville Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Hancock.

Hancock 52, KMS 49

KMS (8-8) 24 25 - 49

Hancock (12-3) 34 18 - 52

KMS - Scoring: Alex Call 15, Isaac Call 11, Weston Gjerde 7, Regan Carlson 3, Ethan Hauge 9, Titian Norton 2, Chris Moist 2 ... 3-point shots: A. Call 1, I. Call 1, Gjerde 1, Carlson 1 ... Rebound leader: Hauge 11, Carlson 6 ... Assist leader: Gjerde 4 ... Steal leader: Gjerde 3

HANCOCK - Scoring: Bennett Nienhaus 18, Cole Reese 13, Daniel Milander 7, Brandon Kellenberger 2, Preston Rohloff 2, Connor Reese 4, Peyton Rohloff 6 ... 3-point shots: Nienhaus 4, Cole Reese 1, Milander 1 ... Rebound leader: Nienhaus 6, Peyton Rohloff 6 ... Assist leader: Connor Reese 4 ... Steal leader: Milander 3