OVERVIEW – MICHIGAN TECH
SCORE: Michigan Tech Huskies 67, Northwood Timberwolves 48
RECORDS: Northwood (3-1, 3-1 GLIAC), Michigan Tech (3-1, 3-1 GLIAC)
LOCATION: SDC Gymnasium – Houghton, Mich.
RECAP: Northwood women's basketball drops their first game of the season Saturday afternoon (January 16), falling 67-48 at Michigan Tech.
- The opening 10 minutes was closely played, with the largest lead for either team being five points.
- MTU ended the first on top 14-11.
- NU went just 3-12 from the floor in the quarter (25.0 percent), compared to Michigan Tech at 6-16 (37.5 percent).
- Northwood cut the lead to one early in the second before the Huskies made a push.
- MTU scored 12 of the next 16 points to open up a 26-17 lead.
- The Huskies lead got to as many as 10 before Michigan Tech ended the half up 32-24.
- Michigan Tech improved to 50.0 percent from the floor in the quarter (8-16).
- NU was just 4-15 overall in the second (26.7 percent).
- The Timberwolves hit a 3-pointer early in the third to get within five points, but that is when the Huskies went on the key run of the game.
- A 15-1 spurt made the MTU lead 47-28.
- Michigan Tech eventually took a 51-35 lead to the final quarter.
- Northwood got a good third quarter from Ellie Taylor (nine points, 3-5 from the floor), but the rest of the team went 0-14 overall to put NU at 3-17 overall (17.6 percent).
- MTU went 8-19 overall (42.1 percent).
- NU cut the lead down to 10 with 4:33 remaining in the game, but that is as close as the Timberwolves would get.
- The Huskies' 19-point edge at the end of the game matched their biggest of the day.
- Northwood was 5-19 overall in the fourth (26.3 percent), while Michigan Tech was 7-15 (46.7 percent).
- FG PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .439 (29-66), Northwood .263 (15-63)
- 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech .231 (3-13), Northwood .227 (5-22)
- FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Michigan Tech 1.000 (6-6), Northwood .684 (13-19)
- REBOUNDS: Michigan Tech 43 (8 offensive), Northwood 41 (13 offensive)
- ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Michigan Tech 15/12, Northwood 6/15
- POINTS IN THE PAINT: Michigan Tech 46, Northwood 20
- POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Michigan Tech 16, Northwood 13
- SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Michigan Tech 4, Northwood 7
- FAST BREAK POINTS: Michigan Tech 6, Northwood 0
- BENCH POINTS: Michigan Tech 16, Northwood 18
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Ellie Taylor: 10 points
- Brooke Ditto: Eight points
- Jayla Strickland: Five points, nine rebounds
- Maizie Taylor: Six points, seven rebounds
- The Timberwolves will travel to Wayne State Friday night (January 22). Game time is set for 6 p.m.