Load up the buses: NMU women on the road, again
MARQUETTE — The Northern Michigan University women’s basketball team loads up the buses as they head for a matchup against St. Cloud State University Friday and then Saturday, against the University of Minnesota-Duluth, continuing a string of away games this weekend against two non-conference opponents.
Fans can follow the action using live stats and video. Follow @NMU_Wildcats on Twitter for continued coverage throughout the week.
Then Friday at St. Cloud State University: Live stats: https://scsuhuskies.com/sidearmstats/wbball/summary and video: https://nsicnetwork.com/scsuhuskies/
On Saturday at The University of Minnesota-Duluth: Live stats: https://umdbulldogs.com/sidearmstats/wbball/summary
and video: https://nsicnetwork.com/umdbulldogs/
First year guard CJ Romero, is second among her team in assists (12) and assists per game (3.0).
Sophomore guard Makaylee Kuhn leads the ‘Cats in several statistical categories, most notably in the rebound margin, grabbing 37 boards through her first four games.
Forward Emily Mueller, also appearing for the Wildcats, continues to be a force defensively, averaging 5.2 defensive rebounds a game.
Northern ranks in the top 10 for rebound margin in the NCAA Division II for an average of 15.8 per game.
NMU vs. St. Cloud
The Wildcats and the Huskies have a short history of only seven games dating back to the 1985-86 season. NMU’s last matchup against SCSU was in 2019 where the ‘Cats came out victorious in a close matchup, winning by a score of 55-53.
Northern has a historic history against the Bulldogs from UMD, dating back over 40 seasons, where NMU holds the overall win record (23-20).
UMD has edged out NMU in recent years, winning 3 out of the last 5.