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Men's Basketball Falls To Grand Valley State 98-69

Men's Basketball Falls To Grand Valley State 98-69

OVERVIEW – GRAND VALLEY STATE

SCORE: Grand Valley State Lakers 98, Northwood Timberwolves 69

RECORDS: Northwood (6-11, 6-11 GLIAC), Grand Valley State (10-6, 10-6 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.

RECAP:  Northwood men's basketball drops 98-69 contest to Grand Valley State Friday afternoon (February 26).

 

FIRST HALF

  • Grand Valley State set the tone for the day in the opening minutes of the game.
  • The Lakers held leads of 21-2, 34-5 and 42-7 in the opening 12 minutes.
  • GVSU eventually led 59-26 at the break, thanks to shooting 64.9 percent overall (24-37) and 46.7 percent from 3-point range (7-15). The Lakers also made 4-5 from the foul line (80.0 percent).
  • Northwood ended the opening 20 minutes at 40.0 percent (10-25). NU was 2-9 from beyond the arc (22.2 percent) and 4-6 from the foul line (66.7 percent).

SECOND HALF

  • Northwood played better early in the second half, cutting the lead down to 23 at 71-48 with 10 minutes remaining.
  • That is as close as NU would get, however GVSU would go on to win by 29.
  • The Timberwolves picked up their shooting after the break, going 18-33 overall (54.5 percent). NU was 4-9 from 3-point range (44.4 percent) and 3-5 from the free throw line (60.0 percent).
  • GVSU continued to be strong from the floor, shooting 53.8 percent overall (14-26) and 66.6 percent from 3-point range.

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .603 (38-63), Northwood .483 (28-58)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .524 (11-21), Northwood .333 (6-18)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .647 (11-17), Northwood .636 (7-11)
  • REBOUNDS: Grand Valley State 39 (15 offensive), Northwood 20 (Seven offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Grand Valley State 19/7, Northwood 12/8
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Grand Valley State 48, Northwood 34
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Grand Valley State 13, Northwood 8
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Grand Valley State 15, Northwood 5
  • BENCH POINTS: Grand Valley State 26, Northwood 23

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UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will finish the regular season against Grand Valley State Sunday (February 27). Game time is set for 2 p.m.