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Women's Basketball Drops 62-58 Contest To Indianapolis

UINDY 62, NU 58
UINDY 62, NU 58

OVERVIEW – INDIANAPOLIS

SCORE: Indianapolis Greyhounds 62, Northwood Timberwolves 58

RECORDS: Northwood (1-6), Indianapolis (5-1)

LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Women's Basketball battles but falls to Indianapolis 62-58 Saturday afternoon (November 30).

FIRST QUARTER

  • The Greyhounds were the better team early – after NU scored the first three points of the game, UINDY rattled off nine straight.
  • Indianapolis led by as many as eight before settling for a 16-12 lead after one.
  • The Timberwolves went just 4-14 from the floor in the first quarter (28.6 percent).
  • UNDY ended the quarter at 43.8 percent (7-16).

SECOND QUARTER

  • The remainder of the game proved to be very close – UINDY's first quarter eight point lead proved to be the biggest of the day.
  • Indianapolis led 22-17 with 5:59 remaining, but the Timberwolves responded by scoring 10 of the final 14 points of the half to give NU a 27-26 lead at the break.
  • Both teams finished the second quarter at 40.0 percent from the floor – Northwood was 6-15, while Indianapolis was 4-10.

THIRD QUARTER

  • The game flow of the third quarter was very similar to the second, as the Greyhounds led 36-31 with 5:27 left in the quarter.
  • NU scored 12 of the final 18 points to give Northwood a 43-42 lead heading to the fourth.
  • Both teams shot it well in the third – NU was 6-12 overall (50.0 percent) while going 4-6 from 3-point range (66.7 percent). UINDY shot 63.6 percent (7-11).

FOURTH QUARTER

  • While the margin remained tight the remainder of the game, the Greyhounds took the lead for good at 47-46.
  • NU got within one or two points on six separate occasions in the final 4:49 of the game, but were unable to get any closer.
  • UINDY went 5-6 from the foul line and grabbed the offensive rebounds on the missed free throw in the final 32 seconds to close out the win.
  • Indianapolis was 6-10 from the floor in the fourth (60.0 percent) while holding the Timberwolves to 31.6 percent (6-19).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .511 (24-47), Northwood .367 (22-60)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .167 (1-6), Northwood .426 (11-26)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .619 (13-21, Northwood .375 (3-8)
  • REBOUNDS: Indianapolis 34 (12 offensive), Northwood 34 (19 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Indianapolis 15/17, Northwood 12/18
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Indianapolis 38, Northwood 20
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Indianapolis 19, Northwood 23
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Indianapolis 16, Northwood 14

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  • The Timberwolves will open Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play Thursday (December 5) at Northern Michigan. Game time is set for 7:30 p.m.