Men's basketball preview: Lawrence vs. Monmouth, at Lake Forest, at Grinnell

Lawrence men's basketball action Joe Duero
Lawrence takes on Monmouth, Lake Forest and Grinnell in Midwest Conference games over the next week.

APPLETON, Wis. -- The Lawrence University men's basketball team faces a trio of stern tests over the next week against Midwest Conference competition. Lawrence hosts Monmouth College and star transfer Will Carius on Saturday at Alexander Gymnasium. The Vikings then hit the road on Tuesday as they travel to Lake Forest College. Lawrence wraps up next week with a tough road test at Grinnell College on Saturday, Jan. 12.