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This week in NMU basketball (1/9/13)

January 9, 2013 - Matt Wellens

MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University men’s and women’s basketball teams hit the road for a pair of GLIAC contests at Grand Valley State on Thursday and Ferris State on Saturday.

Here’s how the Wildcats compare to their competition this week:

Men

Northern Michigan

Record: 4-8 overall, 3-5 in GLIAC

Last week: 73-66 W vs. Ashland; 66-52 W vs. Lake Erie

Team offense: 67.5 ppg

Team defense: 67.8 ppg

Leading scorer: Matt Craggs, 14.5 ppg

Leading rebounder: Craggs, 6.0 rpg

 

at Grand Valley State, 6 p.m., Thursday

Record: 9-3 overall, 6-2 in GLIAC

Last week: 83-79 L vs Walsh; 78-63 W vs. Malone

Team offense: 70.7 ppg

Team defense: 59.4 ppg

Leading scorer: Ryan Sabin, 12.5 ppg

Leading rebounder: Tyrone Lee, 6.0 rpg

 

at Ferris State, 1 p.m., Saturday

Record: 6-6 overall, 5-3 in GLIAC

Last week: 90-51 W vs. Malone; 70-68 W vs. Walsh

Team offense: 70.8 ppg

Team defense: 69.9 ppg

Leading scorer: Kenny Brown, 17.5 ppg

Leading rebounder: Daniel Sutherlin, 7.2 rpg

 

Women

Northern Michigan

Record: 8-4 overall, 5-3 in GLIAC

Last week: 63.46 L vs. Ashland; 68-63 W vs. Lake Erie

Team offense: 61.4 ppg

Team defense: 55.7 ppg

Leading scorer: Lauren Gruber, 12.7 ppg

Leading rebounder: Nea Makela 6.0 rpg

 

at Grand Valley State, 8 p.m., Thursday

Record: 9-3 overall, 5-3 in GLIAC

Last week: 84-52 W vs. Walsh; 61-48 L vs. Malone

Team offense: 66.8 ppg

Team defense: 56.5 ppg

Leading scorer: Briauna Taylor, 14.0 ppg

Leading rebounder: Taylor, 6.9 rpg

 

at Ferris State, 3 p.m., Saturday

Record: 8-3 overall, 7-1 in GLIAC

Last week: 54-53 W vs. Malone; 77-59 W vs. Walsh

Team offense: 64.1 ppg

Team defense: 60.9 ppg

Leading scorer: Sarah DeShone, 21.1 ppg

Leading rebounder: Hannah Hoffman, 6.7 rpg

 
 

 

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The NMU women's basketball team huddles up before the start of the second half against Ashland on Thursday at the Berry Events Center in Marquette. (Journal photo by Matt Wellens)

 
 
 
 

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