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Wednesday May 22, 2024
Northern Michigan Basketball Teams Fall To UWP

The Northern Michigan University basketball teams dropped a pair of games Thursday night on the road at Wisconsin-Parkside. The women lost, 73-52, and the men fell, 75-68.

Click the AUDIO buttons to hear interviews with Alyssa Nimz and Brian Parzych. (UW-Parkside photo)


- The Northern Michigan University Women's basketball team took the trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where the Parkside Rangers used efficient three-point shooting to down the 'Cats 73-52 on Thursday (Feb. 3).

Parkside improves to 10-11, 7-6 in the GLIAC while NMU falls to 8-10 and 3-8 in GLIAC play. 
  • Kayla Tierney led NMU with 12 points, connecting on four of seven attempts from beyond the three-point line. 
  • Makaylee Kuhn led the 'Cats on the boards with six. Kuhn also reached double figures with 11 points. 
  • Parkside had the hot-hand from deep all night, converting on 14 three-pointers. 
  • Northern shot 20-58 (34.5%) from the field while the Rangers shot 26-61 (42.6%).

The Wildcats will head over to Hammond, Indiana for a Saturday matchup with the Purdue Northwest Pride. Tip-off is slated for 2 p.m. 


 KENOSHA, Wis. -
The Northern Michigan University Men's basketball team dropped a 75-68 road contest at Wisconsin-Parkside on Thursday (Feb. 3).

NMU fell to 9-11, 5-8 in the GLIAC while Parkside improved to 11-9 overall and a 8-5 record in the conference. 
Parkside found rhythm on their offensive end, grabbing their largest lead at 49-43 eight minutes into the second half. 

Nick Wagner scored his first points on a corner three followed by a Justin Brookens jumper to quickly get the deficit back to one point at the second media timeout. 

The Rangers continued to stay hot on offense, stretching their lead to 61-52 with seven minutes to play. 

Justin Brookens knocked down a triple from the top of the key, making it a 64-57 game. 

Foul trouble hurt the Wildcats down the stretch as the Rangers got to the line often, converting their opportunities and claiming a 75-68 victory over NMU. 

The Wildcats will make the trip to Hammond, Indiana for a Saturday matchup with the Purdue Northwest Pride. Game time is scheduled for 4 p.m.

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