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Women's Basketball Loses Exhibition Contest At Indiana 78-52

Kenzie Seeley
Kenzie Seeley

OVERVIEW – INDIANA (EXHIBITION)

SCORE: Indiana Hoosiers 78, Northwood Timberwolves 52

RECORDS: Northwood (0-0), Indiana (0-0)

LOCATION: Assembly Hall – Bloomington, Ind.

RECAP: After a fast start in the opening quarter, Northwood falls in exhibition action at Indiana 78-52.

FIRST QUARTER

  • Northwood came out with an outstanding opening quarter. After trailing 10-6 in the opening five minutes, the Timberwolves out-scored the Hoosiers 16-7 the remainder of the quarter to lead 22-17 after one.
  • NU's offense was hot to start, going 8-11 from the floor (72.7 percent) and 2-3 from 3-point range (66.7 percent).
  • Indiana had a solid opening quarter on offense as well, shooting 53.8 percent (7-13).

SECOND QUARTER

  • As strong as the Northwood offense was in the opening quarter, the Timberwolves struggled in the second.
  • NU went 1-14 from the floor in the quarter (7.1 percent) and 1-7 from 3-point range (14.2 percent).
  • Indiana matched their shooting from the first, going 7-13 for a 53.8 percent mark. IU out-scored Northwood 20-6 in the frame to open up a 37-28 lead at the break.

THIRD QUARTER

  • The Hoosiers continued to play well in the third, extending their lead to as many as 26 before taking a 62-39 lead to the fourth quarter.
  • CMU led 47-38 with under five minutes remaining when Northwood posted a 10-0 run to take a 48-47 lead with less than a minute to go in the third.
  • Northwood continued to struggle in the third from the floor, going 4-15 (26.7 percent).
  • IU ended up shooting 55.0 percent in the third (11-20).

FOURTH QUARTER

  • The Indiana lead varied between 16 and 26 in the final quarter before the final of 78-52.
  • The Hoosiers got the lead to as many as 18 before the final margin of 13 at 91-68.
  • Northwood was just 4-16 from the floor (25.0 percent) in the fourth, while Indiana went 6-15 (40.0 percent).

 GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Indiana .508 (31-61), Northwood .304 (17-56)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Indiana .083 (1-12), Northwood .300 (6-20)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Indiana .714 (15-21), Northwood .706 (12-17)
  • REBOUNDS: Indiana 39 (12 offensive), Northwood 37 (16 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Indiana 19/12, Northwood 6-19
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Indiana 48, Northwood 18
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Indiana 26, Northwood 9

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NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • This was Northwood's second game in two days – the Timberwolves played at Central Michigan the day before in Mt. Pleasant before traveling to Bloomington for this game.

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will open their season with a home game against Southern Indiana Friday (November 9). Game time is set for 7 p.m.