Wildcats Snap Skid with Win over UM-Dearborn
DEARBORN, Mich. – Shooting an outstanding 60 percent from the field, the Northern Michigan men’s basketball team snapped a three-game skid with a 91-58 win over the University of Michigan-Dearborn on Monday (Nov. 28).
The Wildcats used a streaky shooting performance (31-51) from the field to breeze past the NAIA DII Wolves.
NMU held a 49-36 advantage at halftime.
The ‘Cats were led by sophomore forward Matthew Craggs, who shrugged off a slow start to the season with 17 points and five rebounds. Senior guard DeAndre Taylor also netted 17 points and four boards.
The Wolves were led by Julius Porter with 27 points and three rebounds.
NMU shot 57.1 percent (12-21) from beyond the arc and forced 10 turnovers.
The Wolves held a plus-3 rebound margin, out-rebounding the ‘Cats 30-27.
The ‘Cats continue their four-game road swing this Saturday (Dec. 3) at Michigan Tech as they open Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play. Tipoff is set for 3 p.m.
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