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Women's Basketball Drops 69-46 Contest At Michigan Tech

MT 69, NU 46
MT 69, NU 46

OVERVIEW – MICHIGAN TECH

SCORE: Michigan Tech Huskies 69, Northwood Timberwolves 46

RECORDS: Northwood (1-8, 0-2 GLIAC), Michigan Tech (3-6, 1-1 GLIAC)

LOCATION: SDC Gymnasium – Houghton, Mich.

RECAP: Michigan Tech downs NU women's basketball 69-46 Saturday afternoon (December 7).

FIRST QUARTER

  • Michigan Tech made a late push in the first quarter to take the lead.
  • The Huskies ended up with a 16-10 lead after the opening quarter.
  • The Timberwolves finished the first at quarter at 25.0 percent overall (4-16) and from 3-point range 1-4).
  • Michigan Tech went 7-17 from the floor (41.2 percent) while missing all three of its attempts from beyond the arc.

SECOND QUARTER

  • The Huskies pushed their lead to as many as 14 in the second quarter.
  • Northwood cut into the advantage in the final minutes, sending the game to the break with the score 32-19.
  • Northwood continued to struggle with its shooting, going 4-15 from the floor (26.7 percent) while missing all three of its 3-point attempts and going 1-4 from the foul line.
  • MTU went 6-13 from the floor in the second (46.2 percent) while connecting on all four of its free throws.

THIRD QUARTER

  • Northwood had a number of good looks shooting in the third quarter, but a number easy misses proved costly.
  • Michigan Tech got the lead to as many as 21 before taking a 51-32 lead to the fourth quarter.
  • NU was 5-17 from the floor in the quarter (29.4 percent) and was just 1-7 from the 3-point line (14.3 percent).
  • The Huskies got their field goal percentage up to 8-16 (50.0 percent) in the third.

FOURTH QUARTER

  • Michigan Tech maintained control in the fourth, pushing their advantage to as many as 25
  • The Timberwolves got no closer than 17 over the final 5:37 of the game.
  • NU ended the final quarter at 38.5 percent (5-13).
  • Michigan Tech boosted their shooting 61.5 in the fourth (8-13).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .492 (29-59), Northwood .295 (18-61)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .200 (3-15), Northwood .167 (3-18)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .800 (8-10), Northwood .500 (7-14)
  • REBOUNDS: Michigan Tech 39 (Six offensive), Northwood 38 (13 offensive)
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Michigan Tech 42, Northwood 26
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Michigan Tech 15, Northwood 14
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Michigan Tech 9, Northwood 10

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  • The Timberwolves will host Saginaw Valley Sunday December 15). Game time is set for 4 p.m.