The Timberwolves proceeded to make it an 0-4 trip across the Mackinac Bridge with losses by both the women (70-50) and men (100-79) against Northern Michigan.
Behind 21 points from Cincinnati baseball commit Obie Ricumstrict and 18 points from Northwood baseball commit Noah Ingram, the Oilers got a signature 68-60 win over highly-touted Saginaw High.
Along with Chris Vosters filling in on the show, Matt is joined by Loons head groundskeeper Kel Rensel & assistant general manager of facility operations Dan Straley. An episode and Man Law to remember.
Kicking off their first trip to the Upper Peninsula this season, Northwood was not able to get a victory in either matchup as the women fell 72-62 and the men lost 83-72.
The Dow Chargers battled back from a seven-point deficit late to force OT. But behind a gritty performance from Moira Joiner, the Heritage Hawks won 50-47 on the road to remain undefeated in the 2016-17 campaign.
Men’s basketball assistant coach Sean Mock joined the program to talk Timberwolves basketball. Women’s head coach Jeff Curtis, along with Kyle Lamotte and Sami Stormont also join Chris & Jake at Bennigan’s in Midland.
Northwood opened strong and lead throughout in a convincing 81-56 victory over Ferris State. Five players scored in double figures for Timberwolves. The men fell 91-59 in the second half of the doubleheader.
With some highlight-reel jams intertwined, the first “Hill vs High” game of the season saw the Saginaw High Trojans earn a 59-49 victory over Arthur Hill. Big man Henry Speight led all scorers with 23 points.
Thanks to Lindsay Orwat tying her career-high of 19 points, the Northwood women improved to 4-4 in the GLIAC with a 60-53 over Grand Valley State. The men fell 93-78 in the nightcap.
Joined in-studio by NBC 25 & FOX 66 sports director Tom Eschen, the crew takes a look back on the 2016 Lions and tries make sense of the struggles for the Red Wings and Pistons.