Sat. Dec 10th, 2022

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HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech males’s basketball fell 71-67 to Lewis College Saturday afternoon within the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Match at SDC Gymnasium. The Flyers vaulted to a 30-16 first-half  lead and held off the Huskies late to win the primary sport of the common season for each groups. 

Adam Hobson led all gamers with 25 factors and shot 9-for-17, together with 4-for-7 from past the arc, however early one-on-one struggles price the Huskies, because the Flyers shot 59-percent from the ground within the first half for a 41-34 edge on the break. The Flyers additionally dominated with 50 factors within the paint in comparison with 10 for MTU.

Hobson’s layup tied the competition 72-72 with 2:24 to play within the second half, however subsequent layups by Terry Ford and Atakan Sahinkaya went unanswered as Tech did not convert any of their closing 5 shot makes an attempt.

“We performed in opposition to some athletic guys and we had a tough time moving into our offense,” stated head coach Josh Buettner. “We additionally weren’t guarding the basketball very nicely. I do really feel that we had been higher within the second half defensively. We received to free balls and had some steals, which in flip made us extra comfy on the offensive finish. It is only a matter of placing two halves collectively now. It took us some time, particularly with all of our younger gamers on this environment to decelerate early within the sport.”

Lewis shot 57-percent (32-56) from the sphere and Jamere Hill led the Flyers with 16 factors (8-15). Lewis additionally held a slender edge in rebounding (29-28) and turnovers (11-9).  

A pair of Husky freshmen made it to double figures, together with Marcus Tomashek (14 factors, three rebounds) and Josh Terrian (11 factors, 4 assists). Brad Simonsen contributed eight factors, and 4 rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench.

Michigan Tech (0-1) is again inside SDC Gymnasium on Sunday at 2 p.m. in opposition to McKendree College.

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