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Men's Basketball Loses At Michigan Tech 93-59

MT 93, NU 59
MT 93, NU 59

OVERVIEW – MICHIGAN TECH

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 93, Michigan Tech Huskies 59

RECORDS: Northwood (5-3, 1-1 GLIAC), Michigan Tech (6-2, 2-0 GLIAC)

LOCATION: SDC Gymnasium – Houghton Mich.

RECAP: Men's basketball sees five-game winning streak come to an end in a 93-59 loss at Michigan Tech Saturday afternoon (December 7)

FIRST HALF

  • The opening 10 minutes of the game were close, as the Huskies led 19-14 at the 9:45 mark.
  • MTU's lead was 30-23 with 6:26 remaining when Michigan Tech took control of the game.
  • Michigan Tech out-scored Northwood 17-2 over the final six minutes of the half to take a 47-25 lead at halftime.
  • Northwood went 9-29 from the floor in the opening 20 minutes while making 2-9 from 3-point range.
  • MTU was red-hot in the first half, finishing at 21-33 overall (63.6 percent). The Huskies were 9-12 from the floor in the 17-2 run to finish the half (75.0 percent).

SECOND HALF

  • Michigan Tech scored the first six points of the second half and maintained control the remainder of the way.
  • MTU's biggest lead of the day came with 5:26 remaining in the contest – an 84-47 edge.
  • The Timberwolves did improve shooting wise in the second half, going 14-31 overall (45.2 percent).
  • Michigan Tech had another big half on offense, shooting 64.5 percent overall (20-31) while connecting on 4-8 from beyond the arc.

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .641 (41-64), Northwood .383 (23-60)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .467 (7-15), Northwood .211 (4-19)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .667 (4-6), Northwood .818 (9-11)
  • REBOUNDS: Michigan Tech 33 (Six offensive), Northwood 30 (12 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Michigan Tech 23/5, Northwood 6/13
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Michigan Tech 58, Northwood 32
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Michigan Tech 15, Northwood 6
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Michigan Tech 8, Northwood 11

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UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host Saginaw Valley Sunday (December 15). Game time is set for 6 p.m.