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Women's Basketball Loses At Hillsdale 80-71

HC 80, NU 71
HC 80, NU 71

OVERVIEW – HILLSDALE

SCORE: Hillsdale Chargers 80, Northwood Timberwolves 71

RECORDS: Northwood (0-2), Hillsdale (1-1)

LOCATION: Dawn Tibbetts Potter Arena – Hillsdale, Mich.

RECAP: Women's Basketball sees Hillsdale go on a fourth-quarter run in a 80-71 Charger victory Sunday afternoon (November 10).

FIRST QUARTER

  • Northwood got off to a fast start in the game, scoring 12 of the first 15 points of the contest.
  • The Timberwolves led by as many as nine before a late push by Hillsdale made the score 21-17 after one.
  • NU shot 50.0 percent from the floor (9-18) and 37.5 percent from 3-point range (3-8). Northwood missed their only free throw attempt of the quarter.
  • HC was 5-17 from the floor overall (29.4 percent) but went 7-8 from the foul line (87.5 percent).

SECOND QUARTER

  • Hillsdale took their first lead of the game after a 8-2 run to open the second quarter to go up 25-23.
  • The teams alternated the lead the remainder of the tightly played quarter, with the largest advantage for either squad standing at six points.
  • Northwood ended the half with a 39-36 lead.
  • The Timberwolves were 8-19 from the floor (42.1 percent) but missed all  five of their 3-point attempts.
  • Hillsdale improved to 6-10 from the floor (60.0 percent) and 2-5 from beyond the arc (40.0 percent).

THIRD QUARTER

  • The game continued to be tight throughout the third quarter.
  • Northwood briefly held a six point lead early in the frame. The margin was four or less for the final 7:11 of the quarter.
  • The game went to the fourth quarter with the score tied 57-57.
  • NU had another strong offensive quarter in the third, going 8-15 from the  floor (53.3 percent) overall  and 2-5 from 3-point range (40.0 percent).
  • Hillsdale was solid as well, finishing the third at 47.4 percent (9-19) and 3-6 from beyond the arc (50.0 percent).

FOURTH QUARTER

  • Northwood got a three-point play on their first possession of the fourth, but that was when the Chargers when on the key run of the game.
  • A 12-0 stretch for Hillsdale made the score 69-60 with six minutes remaining.
  • The Timberwolves got back within four points at 71-67 and had the ball with less than two minutes remaining. But a turnover followed by a Hillsdale 3-pointer clinched the win for the Chargers.
  • NU fell back to 33.3 percent from the floor (5-15) overall and 1-8 from beyond the arc (12.5 percent).
  • Hillsdale ended the fourth going 6-15 from the floor (40.0 percent) and 2-8 from 3-point range (25.0 percent). The Chargers also went 9-12 from the foul line (75.0 percent).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Hillsdale .426 (26-61), Northwood .448 (30-67)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Hillsdale .304 (7-23), Northwood .231 (6-26)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Hillsdale .793 (23-29), Northwood .615 (8-13)
  • REBOUNDS: Hillsdale 46 (14 offensive), Northwood 30 (Seven offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Hillsdale 10/11, Northwood 10/10
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Hillsdale 32, Northwood 44
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Hillsdale 16, Northwood 14
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Hillsdale 21, Northwood 6

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