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Women's Basketball Defeats Davenport 74-57

Women's Basketball Defeats Davenport 74-57

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORE:  Northwood Timberwolves 74, Davenport Panthers 57
RECORDS: Northwood (15-8, 11-6 GLIAC), Davenport (7-17, 5-12 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood respond to an early deficit, cruise to a 74-57 win over Davenport (February 15).

FIRST QUARTER

  • Davenport was the better team the majority of the opening quarter, using a 10-0 Davenport run to take an 18-8 advantage.
  • Northwood responded with a 13-4 run of their own to cut the deficit down to 22-21 after one.
  • The Timberwolves were hot to start the game, shooting 69.2 percent from the floor (9-13). The Panthers hit 53.3 percent of their shots (8-15).

SECOND QUARTER

  • With Northwood leading 29-28 lead mid-way through the second, the Timberwolves went on a 13-5 run gave Northwood a nine-point lead heading into halftime.
  • Northwood, which out-scored Davenport 21-11 in the quarter, shot 43.8 percent of their attempts from the floor in the second (7-16). DU also cooled off and sunk just 33.3 percent of their shots (5-15).

THIRD QUARTER

  • Davenport cut the lead down to four with six straight points, the Timberwolves responded with a 10-1 run and brought their lead to double digits at 52-39. That spread swelled to as large as 17 before NU settled for a 58-44 edge heading into the final 10 minutes.
  • Northwood broke even and shot 50.0 percent from the field (6-12). Davenport continued to struggle and hit just 26.7 percent of their attempts (4-15).

FOURTH QUARTER

  • The Timberwolves maintained their lead at double digits for the rest of the game, holding the Panthers to under 15 points for the third consecutive quarter.
  • The Timberwolves finished the game hitting 33.3 percent of their overall attempts (5-15). The Panthers were nearly identical from the field, shooting 31.3 percent from the field in the final 10 minutes (5-16).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Davenport .361 (22-61), Northwood .482 (27-56)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Davenport .417 (5-12), Northwood .500 (10-20)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Davenport .727 (8-11), Northwood .667 (10-15)
  • REBOUNDS: Davenport 33 (12 offensive), Northwood 36 (9 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Davenport 11/13, Northwood 13/7
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Davenport 32, Northwood 14
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Davenport 10, Northwood 11

TOP NU PERFORMERS

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UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Wayne State Saturday (February 17) for a crucial GLIAC matchup against the Warriors. Game time is set for 1 p.m.