Cagers Roll Over Northland
MARQUETTE, Mich. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan menÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚™sbasketball team made it look easy Monday night at the Berry Events Center asthey controlled all facets of the game to cruise to a 92-44 win over thevisiting Northland College Lumberjacks. ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ With the win the Wildcats have won two games in a row and three oftheyÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚¢ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚€ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚™re past four to move to 5-3 on the season.ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Northland falls to 1-6.
The Wildcats were burning the net in the first half as theyshot over 61 percent form the floor (16-26) and for the game the squad endedshooting over 57 percent (34-59).ÃƒƒÃ‚ƒÃƒ‚Ã‚‚ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Onthe boards the Wildcats dominated by a 37 to 27 rebounding advantage.
Billy Hill netted 22 points, to lead the Wildcats, as he nowneed three points to go over 1,000 points in his NMU career.
NMU will face NCAA II power Kentucky Wesleyan on the road onThursday night (Dec. 19).