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Men's Basketball Loses At Purdue Northwest 76-63

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OVERVIEW – PURDUE NORTHWEST

SCORE: Purdue Northwest Pride 76, Northwood Timberwolves 63

RECORDS: Northwood (7-6, 2-3 GLIAC), Purdue Northwest (6-7, 1-4 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Westville, Ind.

RECAP: Purdue Northwest defeats Northwood men's basketball 76-63 Saturday afternoon (January 4).

FIRST HALF

  • Northwood scored the opening four points of the game, but that proved to be their biggest advantage of the game.
  • Late in the half, PNW went on a 13-3 run to take a 10 point lead at 30-20.
  • The Pride advantage eventually was 32-25 at the break.
  • NU struggled shooting the ball in the opening 20 minutes, going just 9-40 overall (22.5 percent).
  • PNW ended the opening half at 44.4 percent (12-27)

SECOND HALF

  • Northwood cut the lead down to 32-27 early in the second half, but that is when Purdue Northwest took over.
  • The Pride methodically added to their lead, pushed the lead to 60-38 with 8:40 remaining.
  • The Timberwolves made a late push, but got no closer than 11 in the final minutes.
  • Northwood had a better half offensively in the second, going 11-28 after the break  (39.3 percent).
  • PNW's numbers in the second half shooting were similar to the first, going 16-34 (47.1 percent) from the floor.

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Purdue Northwest .459 (28-61), Northwood .294 (20-68)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Purdue Northwest .444 (8-18), Northwood .313 (5-16)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Purdue Northwest .923 (12-13), Northwood .750 (18-24)
  • REBOUNDS: Purdue Northwest 44 (15 offensive), Northwood 40 (21 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Purdue Northwest 18/21, Northwood 12/14
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Purdue Northwest 18, Northwood 28
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Purdue Northwest 17, Northwood 21
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Purdue Northwest 15, Northwood 20

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  • The Timberwolves will host Ferris State Thursday night (January 9). Game time is set for 8 p.m.