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Men's Basketball Falls at Lewis 83-69

Trey McBride
Trey McBride

OVERVIEW – LEWIS

SCORE:  Lewis Flyers 83, Northwood 69

RECORDS: Northwood (6-5), Lewis (9-5)

LOCATION: Neil Carey Arena – Romeoville, Ill.

RECAP: Lewis controls the final 10 minutes of the game in an 83-69 win over Northwood Sunday afternoon (December 30).

 

FIRST HALF

  • Northwood started the game strong, scoring eight of the first 10 points of the contest.
  • Lewis made a run late in the half, eventually going up by as many as 12 before settling for a 42-36 edge at the break.
  • Both teams shot it well in the opening 20 minutes – NU finished at 50 percent from the floor (15-30) while Lewis ended up at 53.3 percent (15-30).
  • The Flyers held the lead at the break in part thanks to going 5-8 from the foul line while the Timberwolves did not shoot any free throws in the half.

SECOND HALF

  • In the opening 10 minutes of the second half, the game remained tight.
  • Lewis led 60-59 with 10 minutes remaining before the Flyers took over, out-scoring NU 23-9 the remainder of the game.
  • Lewis' offense in the second half was efficient, going 18-29 from the floor (62.1 percent).
  • The Timberwolves ended the half at 48.0 percent (12-25).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Lewis .576 (34-59), Northwood .491 (27-55)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Lewis .429 (6-14), Northwood ..400 (8-20)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Lewis .563 (9-16), Northwood .583 (7-12)
  • REBOUNDS: Lewis 28 (six offensive), Northwood 31 (eight offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Lewis 19/10, Northwood 12/19

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  • The Timberwolves will travel to Parkside Thursday (January 3). Game time is set for 8:30 p.m. (ET).