FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Indiana Tech men’s basketball team took down Marygrove, 88-64, on Wednesday evening at the Schaefer Center in their Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) home opener.
Miles Robinson led all scorers with 20 points and pulled down six rebounds and grabbed four steals in 30 minutes. Dominique Walls added his fourth double-double in five games with 14 points and 11 rebounds in addition to two blocks, while Lavonte Davis had a season-high 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and swatted two shots. Scott Schwieterman would also add a career-high 14 points and grabbed seven rounds while picking up a game-high three blocks.
Tech would score the first five points of the game and never trailed as they jumped out to a 14-5 lead five and a half minutes into the game and forcing the Mustangs to call a timeout.
After the timeout, the Orange and Black would tack on a 9-3 run, with six straight points from Davis, including a thunderous dunk that brought the Schafer Center crowd to its feet. Tech would build its lead to as many as 22 and headed into the locker room with a 49-30 lead.
It would be the Schwieterman show in the second half as he scored all 14 of his points in the final 20 minutes as the Warriors would shoot over 54 percent from the floor and pushed their lead to 31 with just under 12 minutes to go in the game.
Tech (3-2, 1-1 WHAC) returns to action on Wednesday when they host Michigan-Dearborn at 3 p.m. Links to live video and stats will be available at IndianaTechWarriors.com.
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Indiana Tech women’s basketball team picked up its first win in Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) play and evened its record at .500 as they defeated Marygrove, 99-37, on Wednesday evening at the Schaefer Center.
Haley Cook led all scorers with a career-high 22 points on 8-9 shooting from the field and 3-4 from the three point line, and also pulled down nine rebounds and dished out three assists. Taylor Carver went 8-10 from the field en route to 16 points in 17 minutes and grabbed five boards. Tayor Seiss would round out the double-figure scorers for the Warriors with 14 points, going 4-7 from behind the arc.
Tech came out of the gates with an 11-0 run in the first three and a half minutes of the game to put the Mustangs on the defensive right away and never letting them get comfortable. The Orange and Black would then go on a 17-3 run after Marygrove got their first points of the game at the 6:11 mark in the first period.
It would be déjà-vu in the second quarter as the Warriors would go on another 11-0 run and continue to dominate the visitors on the scoreboard and the glass, out-rebounding the Mustangs 60-21.
Tech’s defense would hold Marygrove to just 21.9 percent shooting overall and 14.3 percent from behind the arc, while the Warriors would shoot over 57 percent from the field.
The Orange and Black would push their lead to as many as 62 in the second half. 11 of the 12 Tech players that saw the floor scored at least a point while 10 of them grabbed at least one rebound.
Tech (3-3, 1-1 WHAC) continues its homestand on Saturday when they host Michigan-Dearborn at the Schafer Center. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. and links to live video and stats will be available at IndianaTechWarriors.com.