Will Washington's 25 Points Don't Dent The Phoenix
GREEN BAY, Wis. Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚“ The Northern Michigan University menÃƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚™s basketball team saw its five-game winning streak snapped on Thursdaynight.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Phoenix of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay handled theWildcats at the Oneida Holiday Classic by a score of 106-58.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ NMU falls to 5-4on the season while UW-GB is now 5-7.
The Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cats were down 57-30 at the half.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ For the game NMUshot 34.8 percent from the floor (23-66) and 24.2 percent from the three-pointline (8-33).Ãƒ‚Ã‚ The Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cats only made eight trips to the free throw line andconverted half of their throws.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Off the glass, the Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cats had 28 rebounds asthe home team grabbed 51 misses.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Will Washington had a career-night with his 25 points.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Marco Volcy was the only other Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cat with double-figures as he had 12 points.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Ricky Volcy ended the game with five points and five rebounds; he now stands at992 career points.Ãƒ‚Ã‚ Josh Lawrence led the Phoenix with 21 points and eightrebounds.Ãƒ‚Ã‚
Tomorrow (Dec. 30) the Ãƒ¢Ã‚€Ã‚˜Cats face Arkansas-Monticello at theclassic.