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Women's Basketball Defeats Davenport 64-39

Women's Basketball Defeats Davenport 64-39

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 64, Davenport Panthers 39

RECORDS: Northwood (3-12, 1-6 GLIAC), Davenport (5-11, 0-8 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Allendale, Mich.

RECAP: After a slow start, Northwood dominates the final three quarters in a 64-39 win over Davenport Saturday afternoon (January 18).

FIRST QUARTER

  • Davenport was the better team early, as the Timberwolves came out sluggish and struggled to take care of the ball.
  • The Panthers scored the first 10 points of the game and led by as many as 11 in the opening minutes.
  • NU made a push to finish the quarter to make the DU lead 16-11 after one.
  • Davenport shot 36.8 percent from the floor in the quarter (7-19) while going 1-6 from 3-ponit range (16.7 percent).
  • Northwood's field goal percentage was solid in the quarter (44.9 percent – 4-9), but turnovers were costly for the Timberwolves. Eleven NU turnovers resulted in 13 Davenport points in the opening 10 minutes.

SECOND QUARTER

  • Northwood's ball security was much better in the second quarter, which allowed them to take control of the game.
  • NU took their first lead of the day at 19-18 and maintained control the remainder of the quarter, eventually out-scoring the Panthers 18-6 to take a 29-22 lead at halftime.
  • Davenport struggled offensively in the quarter, going 3-12 overall (25.0 percent).
  • Northwood was finished at 31.6 percent (6-19), but did make three 3-pointers and three free throws.

THIRD QUARTER

  • Northwood's offense had one of its best quarters of the season in the third, allowing them to expand their lead.
  • Davenport hit three straight 3-pointers early in the quarter to cut the Timberwolves lead to 35-31, only to see Northwood finished the quarter on an 18-4 push to make the score 53-35 after three.
  • Davenport was 5-11 from the floor in the third and hit three of the four 3-pointers they would make on the day in the quarter.
  • NU was 8-15 overall (53.3 percent) while going 4-7 from 3-point range (57.1 percent) on their way to 24 points in the third.

FOURTH QUARTER

  • The story of the fourth quarter was the Northwood defense, as the Timberwolves cruised to the victory.
  • Northwood's lead was at least 18 the entire quarter and their 25 point edge at the end of the game was their biggest of the game.
  • Davenport did not made a field goal in the fourth quarter, going 0-9 overall. DU's four points all came from the foul line.
  • Northwood was 4-16 from the floor (25.0 percent) bud did go 3-4 from the foul line (75.0 percent).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Davenport .294 (15-51), Northwood .373 (22-59)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Davenport .267 (4-15), Northwood .286 (8-28)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Davenport .625 (5-8), Northwood .632 (12-19)
  • REBOUNDS: Davenport 34 (Seven offensive), Northwood 44 (13 offensive)
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Davenport 17, Northwood 22
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Davenport 24, Northwood 6
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Davenport 5, Northwood 6
  • FAST BREAK POINTS: Davenport 2, Northwood 19
  • BENCH POINTS: Davenport 0, Northwood 31

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UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Ashland Thursday (January 22). Game time is set for 5:30 p.m.