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Women's Basketball Falls At Indianapolis 65-53

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OVERVIEW – INDIANAPOLIS

SCORE:  Indianapolis Greyhounds 65, Northwood Timberwolves 53

RECORDS: Northwood (1-2), Indianapolis (2-1)

LOCATION: Nicoson Hall – Indianapolis, Ind.

RECAP: Northwood drops road opener at Indianapolis 65-53 Friday night (November 16).

FIRST QUARTER

  • After the Greyhounds scored six of the first eight points of the game, Northwood was the better team the remainder of the opening quarter.
  • The Timberwolves scored 13 of the final 18 points of the frame to lead 15-11 after one.
  • NU finished the first quarter shooting 46.2 percent overall (6-13) and 1-4 from 3-point range, while holding UINDY to 33.3 percent (5-15).  The Greyhounds also went 1-4 from beyond the arc in the quarter.

SECOND QUARTER

  • Indianapolis' defense was the story of the second quarter.
  • NU still lead 22-21 with 3:57 remaining in the quarter, but that proved to be Northwood's last point of the half.
  • The Greyhounds scored the final six points in the second to take a 27-22 advantage to halftime.
  • UINDY shot 43.8 percent in the second (7-16), compared to Northwood at just 20.0 percent (3-15).

THIRD QUARTER

  • Northwood trailed by four just over four minutes into the third quarter before the Greyhounds posted a run.
  • UINDY scored 12 of the final 14 points of the third to take a 46-32 lead to the fourth.
  • Northwood went just 4-15 from the floor in the third (26.7 percent), while Indianapolis made 6-9 attempts (66.7 percent).

FOURTH QUARTER

  • The Greyhounds maintained the lead the remainder of the game, going up by as many as 16 in the fourth.
  • NU got no closer than 10 points in the final quarter.
  • Northwood's offense had its best quarter in the final frame, scoring 21 points while shooting 36.4 percent overall (8-22) and 50.0 percent from 3-point range (3-6).
  • UINDY finished the fourth at 55.6 percent (5-9).

GAME STATS

  • FG PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .469 (23-49), Northwood .323 (21-65)
  • 3-PT PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .375 (3-8), Northwood .227 (5-22)
  • FREE THROW PERCENTAGE: Indianapolis .727 (16-22), Northwood .500 (6-12)
  • REBOUNDS: Indianapolis 36 (five offensive), Northwood 38 (14 offensive)
  • ASSISTS/TURNOVERS: Indianapolis 19/14, Northwood 10/14
  • POINTS IN THE PAINT: Indianapolis 28, Northwood 36
  • POINTS OFF TURNOVERS: Indianapolis 4, Northwood 14
  • FAST BREAK POINTS: Indianapolis 7, Northwood 9

TOP NU PERFORMERS

UP NEXT

  • The Timberwolves will travel to Lewis Sunday (November 18). Game time is set for 2 p.m. (ET).