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Men's Basketball Falls To Grand Valley State 67-63

Danny Kolp
Danny Kolp

OVERVIEW – GRAND VALLEY STATE

SCORE:  Grand Valley State Lakers 67, Northwood Timberwolves 63
RECORDS: Northwood (11-14, 8-9 GLIAC), Grand Valley (14-11, 8-9 GLIAC)
LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.
RECAP: Grand Valley controls second half in 67-63 win over Northwood Saturday (February 16).

FIRST HALF

  • Grand Valley scored eight of the first 12 points clung to 12-9 lead in a low-scoring first 10 minutes.  
  • Northwood responded with a 9-6 run to tie the game at 18
  • The Timberwolves finished the first half strong, rattling off a 16-6 run to pull ahead 34-24 after the first.
  • NU made 42.3 percent of their shots from the floor (11-26), including 30 percent from behind the arc (3-10).
  • GVSU shot 37 percent from the field, missing all six of their three-point attempts (0-6).

SECOND HALF

  • Northwood led by nine (47-38) with under ten minutes remaining when the Lakers made the key run to earn the win.
  • GVSU tied the game for the first time in the second half at 49-49, finishing off an 11-2 run.
  • Grand Valley State took their first lead since the opening half at the 2:10 mark at 59-56.
  • NU got back within one, but the Lakers went 6-6 from the foul line over the final 14 seconds to hold off the Timberwolves.
  • The Timberwolves made 33 percent of their attempts from the floor in the second (9-27), including 27.3 percent from three-point range (3-11).
  • The Lakers shot 43 percent from the field (13-30), including 20 percent from behind the arc (1-5).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .404 (23-57), Northwood .377 (20-53)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .091 (1-11), Northwood .286 (6-21)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Grand Valley State .800 (20-25), Northwood .895 (17-19)
  • REBOUNDS: Grand Valley State 32 (7 offensive), Northwood 39 (10 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Grand Valley State 7/6, Northwood 13/13

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UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will host #20 Ashland Thursday for a matchup against the Eagles (February 21). Tip-off is set for 8:00 p.m.