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Men's Basketball Improves To 2-0 With 66-56 Win At Davenport

Men's Basketball Improves To 2-0 With 66-56 Win At Davenport

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 66, Davenport Panthers 56

RECORDS: Northwood (2-0, 2-0 GLIAC), Davenport (0-2, 0-2 GLIAC)

LOCATION: DU Student Center – Grand Rapids, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood improves to 2-0 on the season with a 66-56 road win at Davenport Saturday (January 9).

FIRST HALF

  • The first half was a tightly played, defensive struggle for the majority of play.
  • The largest lead for either team in the opening 15 minutes was five points.
  • With just over five minutes remaining in the half, Northwood made a push, scoring 13 of the final 17 points to take a 28-18 lead at the break.
  • The Timberwolves ended the half shooting 33.3 percent overall (8-24) and 11.1 percent from 3-point range (1-9).
  • DU was 7-25 overall (28.0 percent) and 0-10 from beyond the arc.
  • NU earned the lead thanks to going 11-12 from the foul line (91.7 percent), compared to Davenport at 4-9 (44.4 percent).

SECOND HALF

  • Northwood pushed the lead to 11 early in the second half before Davenport fought back.
  • DU took their first lead of the second half at 39-38.
  • The key stretch of the game started with 6:31 remaining. With NU leading 46-45, Northwood went on a 13-1 run in less than three minutes to open up a 59-47 lead.
  • Davenport got no closer than seven the remainder of the game.
  • The Timberwolves went 10-24 from the floor overall (41.7 percent) and 1-8 from 3-point range (12.5 percent). Northwood was 17-25 from the foul line (68.0 percent)
  • Davenport had similar shooting numbers to the Timberwolves overall, going 10-26 overall (38.5 percent). DU improved from 3-point range (3-10) and from the foul line (15-19 – 78.9 percent) in the second half.

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Davenport .333 (17-51), Northwood .375 (18-48)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Davenport .150 (3-20), Northwood .118 (2-17)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Davenport .679 (19-28), Northwood .757 (28-37)
  • REBOUNDS: Davenport 35 (Eight offensive), Northwood 41 (Eight offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Davenport 5/13, Northwood 9/18
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Davenport 26, Northwood 20
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Davenport 13, Northwood 15
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Davenport 7, Northwood 3
  • BENCH POINTS: Davenport 5, Northwood 25

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  • The Timberwolves will host Michigan Tech Friday night (January 15). Game time is set for 6 p.m.