Lakers Outplay Huskies The Michigan Tech Huskies men’s basketball team resumed GLIAC play on the road but was dominated in the second half, losing 87-64 to Grand Valley State University on Thursday night at GVSU Fieldhouse.

“Credit to Grand Valley tonight,” coach Josh Buettner said. “They made some important plays in the second half after we cut them down to four men. Brad showed what he’s capable of offensively, but as a team we played harder and improved on the field.

Lakers Outplay Huskies

Lakers Outplay Huskies We have to trust each other.” Michigan Tech (4-8, 1-2 GLIAC) trailed 9-0, but Pete Calcaterra gave the Huskies their first points with a jump shot inside the box at 16:48. . Grand Valley State (5-7, 2-0 GLIAC), which had lost three straight, jumped out to a double-digit lead in just over a minute and ended the first half with a 14-point lead (39-24).

MTU went on a 6-0 run on Drew Barry’s 3-pointer with 3:37 left in the first half to cut the Lakers’ lead to single digits, but then GVSU began a run of its own.

Michigan Tech cut the lead against Grand Valley State to single digits three times with a 13-3 run to start the second half, and Brad Simonsen’s 3-pointer led the Huskies, scoring his first four points. That ended the first section. He got behind and took a shot in the second half.

Lakers Outplay Huskies Nate Abel added nine points at the 8:42 mark, but the Lakers held on to a double-digit lead, expanding to 23 points by the final buzzer. The Lakers grabbed eight offensive rebounds in the first half, and several Huskies got into foul trouble with post players early on, most notably William Dunn, who went 7-for-7 from the charity stripe. He scored 11 points in the first half, becoming the top scorer among all players.

I won consecutive games. Michigan Tech committed 19 turnovers and 26 fouls, setting the scene for disaster. Tomashek led three Huskies in double figures with 14 points. Simonsen scored 13 points for the second straight game, and Gerezger scored 11 points.

Lakers Outplay Huskies Drew Barry led the team with five rebounds, including two on offense. Ethan Olderink led all scorers with 16 points, while Trevon Gunter and Cohen Thompson each grabbed a team-high four rebounds for the Lakers.