NSU MBB Team Splits Weekend Games in Inaugural SCB Champions Classic

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) –

FRIDAY

(RV) Ferris State 89-69

(RV) NSU

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Wolves scored 27 points in the first and 42 in the second, shooting 43.8% from the floor in the game
  • The Bulldogs out-shot the Wolves from all three categories, shooting 57.1% from the floor, 64.7% from the 3-point line, and 77.8% from the foul line
  • Northern shot just 36.7% from beyond the arc and 69.6% from the free throw line
  • Defensively, NSU struggled to keep FSU at bay, giving up 51 points off the bench and 36 points in the paint
  • The Wolves tallied just 16 points in the paint, 11 points off turnovers, and ten points off the bench in the loss
  • Both teams recorded 11 made 3-pointers in the match-up, while Ferris State out-rebounded Northern State 36-20
  • Three Wolves scored in double figures led by Sam Masten with 22

NORTHERN STATE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

 

SATURDAY

(RV) PLNU

(RV) NSU 80-68

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • The Wolves led the Sea Lions 35-33 at the half, after a back and forth battle through the first 20 minutes
  • Northern added 45 points in the second, hitting 14-of-24 from the floor
  • NSU shot 50.9% from the field, 28.6% from the 3-point line, and 87.5% from the free throw line
  • The Wolves tallied a game high 35 rebounds, 13 assists, and 5 blocks and scored 38 points in the paint, 21 points off turnovers, and 14 points off offensive rebounds
  • Four Wolves scored in double figures and three tallied six rebounds or more in the win

NORTHERN STATE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS