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Women's Basketball Defeats Davenport 87-58

Women's Basketball Defeats Davenport 87-58

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT

SCORE: Northwood Timberwolves 87, Davenport Panthers 58

RECORDS: Northwood (2-0, 2-0 GLIAC), Davenport (2-0, 2-0 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Riepma Arena – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood uses dominant opening quarter in easy 87-58 win over Davenport Saturday (January 9).

FIRST QUARTER

  • The opening quarter saw Northwood put on a dominating performance to take complete control
  • NU scored the opening 24 points of the game and held the Panthers off the board in the opening 8:10 of the game.
  • The Timberwolves eventually finished the quarter with a 31-2 lead.
  • Both teams had 15 field goal attempts in the quarter – Northwood went 12-15 overall (80.0 percent) while DU missed all 12 of their attempts.
  • Davenport scored both their points on free throws.

SECOND QUARTER

  • Davenport was much better in the second quarter, eventually out-scoring Northwood 26-16.
  • The Panthers got within 17 points at 40-23.
  • NU eventually took a 47-28 lead to the locker room.
  • The Timberwolves ended the third quarter shooting 43.8 percent (7-16) overall while connecting on 3-4 3-pointers.
  • Davenport improved to 8-14 overall in the second (57.1 percent) while making 9-12 from the foul line (75.0 percent).

THIRD QUARTER

  • The Panthers edged within 16 (47-31) early in the third quarter before the Timberwolves got back on track.
  • Northwood out-scored DU 21-11 over the remainder of the quarter to take a 68-42 to the final frame.
  • NU was 6-15 from the floor overall (40.0 percent) and 3-6 from 3-point range. The Timberwolves also was 6-7 from the foul line (85.7 percent).
  • The Timberwolves had 10 assists and zero turnovers in the quarter.
  • Davenport finished the third 5-14 overall (35.7 percent) and 2-5 from 3-point range (40.0 percent).

FOURTH QUARTER

  • Northwood maintained control in the fourth, allowed Davenport to get no closer than 19 points.
  • The Timberwolves' matched their biggest lead of the day with their 29-point final margin.
  • Northwood had another strong shooting quarter in the fourth, shooting 57.1 percent (8-14).
  • Davenport ended the final quarter at 46.7 percent (7-15).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Davenport .345 (20-58), Northwood .561 (32-57)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Davenport .304 (7-23), Northwood .542 (13-24)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Davenport .778 (14-18), Northwood .565 (13-23)
  • REBOUNDS: Davenport 28 (7 offensive), Northwood 43 (9 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Davenport 6/14, Northwood 14/16
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Davenport 26, Northwood 38
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Davenport 15, Northwood 14
  • SECOND CHANCE POINTS: Davenport 8, Northwood 7
  • FAST BREAK POINTS: Davenport 6, Northwood 16
  • BENCH POINTS: Davenport 11, Northwood 36

TOP NU PERFORMERS

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • Kemp finished the opening weekend averaging 24.0 points per game while shooting 81.8 percent from the floor (18-22) and 3-point range (9-11)

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Michigan Tech Friday (January 8). Game time is set for 5:30 p.m.