OVERVIEW – LAKE ERIE
SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 84, Lake Erie 71
RECORDS: Northwood (3-10, 2-3 GLIAC) Lake Erie (1-12, 1-5 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: Northwood has six players in double figures in an 84-71 win over Lake Erie Saturday night (December 17).
- Northwood scored the first two points of the game and would lead the rest of the opening half. NU led by as 12 in the half before taking a 38-27 lead to the locker room.
- The Timberwolves shot 50.0 percent from the floor in the half (14-28) while holding the Storm to a 37.9 percent clip (11-29).
- Lake Erie chipped away at the lead early in the second half, cutting the margin down to 43-41 with 15:17 remaining.
- Northwood responded to the run, scoring 16 of the next 21 points to get the lead back up to 59-56 with just over 11 minutes remaining.
- The Storm got no closer than eight the rest of the way.
- Northwood shot 61.3 percent from the floor (19-31) in the second half, which included 6-11 from beyond the arc (54.5 percent).
- FG PERCENTAGE: Lake Erie .426 (26-61), Northwood .559 (33-59)
- 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Lake Erie .280 (7-25), Northwood .450 (9-20)
- FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Lake Erie .923 (12-13), Northwood .818 (9-11)
- REBOUNDS: Lake Erie 28 (11 offensive), Northwood 34 (10 offensive)
- ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Lake Erie 6/11, Northwood 16/12
- Northwood had a season-high six players finish in double figures in scoring.
- NU's bench was a big part of the win, out-scoring Lake Erie 32-7 for the game.
- Northwood led for 38:50 while the game was tied for 1:10. Lake Erie did not lead in the contest.
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Kyle Lamotte: 15 points (matches career-high), 6-8 from the floor, 3-4 from 3-point range
- Nick Spitzley: 15 points, 5-11 from 3-point range, five rebounds
- Brad Schaub: 13 points, eight rebounds, four assists
- Matt Crowl: 12 points, five rebounds
- PJ Weaver: 10 points, four rebounds, two blocks
- Jure Prus: 10 points (career-high), 5-7 from the floor, five assists, three steals
- The Timberwolves will travel to Lewis December 30. Game time is for 8 p.m.