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Men's Basketball Falls To Indianapolis 72-66

UINDY 72, NU 66
UINDY 72, NU 66

OVERVIEW – INDIANAPOLIS

SCORE: #3 Indianapolis Greyhounds 72, Northwood Timberwolves 66

RECORDS: Northwood (0-2), Indianapolis (2-0)

LOCATION: Knights Hall – Louisville, Ky.

RECAP: Indianapolis is the better team down the stretch in a 72-66 win over Northwood to conclude the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Saturday afternoon (November 9)

FIRST HALF

  • Indianapolis got off to a strong start in the game, leading by 19-8 less than eight minutes into the game.
  • The lead for the Greyhounds was 23-14 when Northwood went on a run.
  • The Timberwolves went on a 14-2 spurt to take the lead 28-25 with 5:46 remaining in the half.
  • NU led by as many as seven down the stretch before taking  a 42-38 lead at halftime.
  • Northwood finished the opening half at 48.5 percent overall (16-33) while going 4-12 from beyond the arc (33.3 percent).
  • UINDY ended the half at 40.0 percent overall  (12-30) while matching Northwood at 4-12 from 3-point range.

SECOND HALF

  • The Timberwolves got the lead to as many as eight, but the Greyhounds took the lead back at 54-53 with 12:06 remaining.
  • The contest was tied 61-61 with three minutes remaining when Indianapolis made a small push that closed the game out.
  • UINDY scored six straight points to lead 67-61 with 26 remaining in the game.
  • Northwood got back within three but were unable to get any closer.
  • Both teams shooting fell back in the second half – Northwood went 10-31 from the floor in the half (32.3 percent) overall and 2-13  from 3-point range (15.4 percent).
  • Indianapolis was 10-27 overall from the floor in the final 20 minutes (37.0 percent) and 2-10 from the 3-point line (20.0 percent).
  • UINDY earned the win thanks to out-scoring Northwood 12-2 from the foul line in the second half.

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .386 (22-57), Northwood .406 (26-64)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .273 (6-22), Northwood .240 (6-25)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .786 (22-28), Northwood .800 (8-10)
  • REBOUNDS: Indianapolis 37 (9 offensive), Northwood 29 (9 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Indianapolis 11/10, Northwood 14/14

TOP NU PERFORMERS

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host their home opener against Great Lakes Christian Wednesday night (November 13). Game time is set for 7 p.m.