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Men's Basketball Falls To Davenport 90-72

Alec Marty
Alec Marty

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORE:  Davenport Panthers 90, Northwood Timberwolves 72
RECORDS: Northwood (6-9, 3-4 GLIAC), Davenport (12-2, 5-2 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: Davenport earned a 90-72 road win over Northwood Thursday night (January 10).

FIRST HALF

  • Northwood scored eight of the first 10 points for an early six-point lead.
  • That was the biggest lead of the opening 16 minutes.
  • Davenport led 31-29 with less than four minutes remaining in the half when the Panthers made a late push.
  • The Panthers went on a 13-2 push over the final 3:43 to take a 44-31 lead at halftime.
  • Northwood's offense was off in the opening 20 minutes, going 11-31 overall (35.5 percent). NU did connect on 4-9 from 3-point range in the half (44.4 percent).
  • The Panthers finished the half hot to end up at 58.3 percent overall (14-24). Davenport also went 5-8 from 3-point range (62.5 percent) and 11-11 from the foul line.

SECOND HALF

  • Davenport led the entire second half, but Northwood made a run late to get within two possessions.
  • After falling behind by as many as 16, the Timberwolves cut the lead to 71-65 with under six minutes remaining.
  • Davenport responded with 3-point shooting – the Panthers hit triples on three straight possessions to get the lead back to 80-65 with 4:21 remaining.
  • NU got no closer than 13 the rest of the way.
  • PNW had a big half offensively, shooting 20-37 overall (54.1 percent) while going 4-8 from 3-point range).
  • The Timberwolves fell back to 40.0 percent in the second half (12-30).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Davenport .536 (30-56), Northwood .397 (23-58)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Davenport .579 (11-19), Northwood .450 (9-20)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Davenport 1.000 (19-19), Northwood .739 (17-23)
  • REBOUNDS: Davenport 33 (Three offensive), Northwood 31 (Eight offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Davenport 15/13, Northwood 10/10
  • FAST BREAK POINTS: Davenport 16, Northwood 0

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  • The Timberwolves will travel to Grand Valley State Saturday (January 12). Game time is set for 8 p.m.