OVERVIEW – GRAND VALLEY STATE
SCORE: Grand Valley State Lakers 67, Northwood Timberwolves 63
RECORDS: Northwood (11-14, 8-9 GLIAC), Grand Valley (14-11, 8-9 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: Grand Valley controls second half in 67-63 win over Northwood Saturday (February 16).
- Grand Valley scored eight of the first 12 points clung to 12-9 lead in a low-scoring first 10 minutes.
- Northwood responded with a 9-6 run to tie the game at 18
- The Timberwolves finished the first half strong, rattling off a 16-6 run to pull ahead 34-24 after the first.
- NU made 42.3 percent of their shots from the floor (11-26), including 30 percent from behind the arc (3-10).
- GVSU shot 37 percent from the field, missing all six of their three-point attempts (0-6).
- Northwood led by nine (47-38) with under ten minutes remaining when the Lakers made the key run to earn the win.
- GVSU tied the game for the first time in the second half at 49-49, finishing off an 11-2 run.
- Grand Valley State took their first lead since the opening half at the 2:10 mark at 59-56.
- NU got back within one, but the Lakers went 6-6 from the foul line over the final 14 seconds to hold off the Timberwolves.
- The Timberwolves made 33 percent of their attempts from the floor in the second (9-27), including 27.3 percent from three-point range (3-11).
- The Lakers shot 43 percent from the field (13-30), including 20 percent from behind the arc (1-5).
- FG PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .404 (23-57), Northwood .377 (20-53)
- 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .091 (1-11), Northwood .286 (6-21)
- FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .800 (20-25), Northwood .895 (17-19)
- REBOUNDS: Grand Valley State 32 (7 offensive), Northwood 39 (10 offensive)
- ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Grand Valley State 7/6, Northwood 13/13
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Danny Kolp: 17 points (career-high), nine rebounds, 3 assists
- Bruno Solomun: 11 points, 7 rebounds, 1 block
- The Timberwolves will host #20 Ashland Thursday for a matchup against the Eagles (February 21). Tip-off is set for 8:00 p.m.