Posted On: 02/8/20 3:24 PM

The season is approaching its end. With less than a month left in the regular season, teams all across the state are hoping to be rounding into form and playing their best ball. With two months worth of interesting development to this point, now is a good time to take a quick look at the landscape of hoops in North Dakota ahead of the postseason.

Here’s where things stand in the EDC:

Devils Lake Has Been Dominant

The Firebirds were far and away the best team in the EDC last year and despite graduating several key rotation players, the train has kept on chugging. Devils Lake is undefeated on the season and has shown it can win tough games against the rest of the good teams in the league. 

Jes Mertens has the engine on both ends of the floor, averaging 13.8 points, 4.2 assists and 5.7 steals per game. Jailyn Martinson has enjoyed a breakout season, averaging 14.4 points per game to lead the way. On a team where four starters average double-figures in scoring (and another averages 9.2 ppg), the Firebirds are incredibly hard to prepare for because they’ve got

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