MIDLAND, MI – The Northwood University women's basketball team dropped a 90-69 contest to Michigan Tech Thursday night (January 28).
Northwood is now 10-9 overall, 6-7 in the GLIAC. MTU improves to 12-5 overall, 10-3 in the GLIAC to lead the North Division.
The Timberwolves took a 13-12 lead in the opening quarter, but Michigan Tech took control the rest of the quarter. MTU ended up with a 25-16 lead after one, thanks to shooting 60.0 percent from the floor in the opening quarter (9-15).
MTU made six of their first seven shots in the second quarter, the Huskies carried a lead as large as 19. Northwood fought back down the stretch cut the lead to 46-32 through 20 minutes.
The third stanza was much of the same at Riepma Arena. The Huskies led by as much as 31 mid-way through the final period of regulation as the visitors handled Jeff Curtis's crew, 90-69.
For the game, The Huskies shot 57.1% from the field (32-56), including 50% from three-point land (12-24). Northwood ended up at 42.4% overall (25-59) and 43% from behind the arc (3-7).
The Timberwolves will return to action Saturday (January 30) for a game against Northern Michigan. Game time is set for 1 p.m.