The Northern Michigan University MenÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™s Basketball team is winlessafter three games played as they fell to Minnesota-Moorhead 59-68 in tonightÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚™snon-conference contest. Minnesota-Moorhead is now 5-0 on the year.
In the first half the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats shot forty-two percent from thefield as they connected on 13 of 31 shots.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ They connected on just three of 13 three-pointers (23%) and two of sixfree-throws (33%).ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Unfortunately,Minnesota-Moorhead was equally as hot from the field as they were 13 for 28from the field (46%), six for ten from behind the three-point arc (60%) and twofor two from the free-throw line.ÃƒƒÃ‚‚Ãƒ‚Ã‚
The second half continued right where the first half leftoff as the teams traded made baskets. At the two minute mark the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats had acrucial turnover which led to a seven-point deficit, but were able to come totake one point lead just two minutes later.
On the night the ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats were led by Ricky Volcy who had 15points and 10 rebounds while newcomer Will Washington added 11 points.
The ÃƒƒÃ‚¢Ãƒ‚Ã‚€Ãƒ‚Ã‚˜Cats are back in action tomorrow evening as they play Concordiaat 9:00 p.m.