HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest women's basketball team travels for a pair of Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference games this week.
The Pride (2-5, 0-2) takes on the Northern Michigan Wildcats (7-2, 2-0 GLIAC) at the Berry Athletics Center in Marquette, Michigan on Thursday.
PNW then takes on the Michigan Tech Huskies (5-3, 2-0 GLIAC) at the Student Development Complex Gymnasium in Houghton, Michigan Saturday.
LAST TIME OUT
The Purdue University Northwest women’s basketball team is coming off a loss against No. 15 Grand Valley State on Dec. 1.
Junior Shae Rhonehouse (Fremont, Ind./Fremont) led the way for the Pride, scoring 17 points, including 14 in the first half and pulling down six rebounds. Kelli Damman (Fort Wayne, Ind./Carroll) added 11 points off the bench.
PNW started off on a 14-5 run after Molly DeValkeneare (Milwaukee, Wis./Brookfield) hit a free throw with 2:32 left in the first quarter.
GVSU made a 8-0 run in the second period before Bayley Goodman (Fowler, Ind./Benton Central) hit a three to make it 21-20 Lakers with 8:18 remaining in the half.
Lanie Allen (East Noble, Ind./East Noble) hit back-to-back free throws to make it 33-27 GVSU with 3:04 in the second quarter but the Lakers would take a 39-27 advantage heading into the half.
SCOUTING THE WILDCATS
NMU is coming off a 66-52 win against Saginaw Valley State on Dec. 1. The Wildcats are led by Jessica Schultz, who is averaging 11.0 points per game and 5.2 rebounds a contest.
SCOUTING THE HUSKIES
MTU will be coming off a game against Parkside on Dec. 6. The Huskies have three players in double figures, including junior Abbie Botz, who is averaging 13.0 points per game and 7.0 rebounds a contest.
LIVE LOOK THURSDAY
Fans can follow live stats for Thursday's game at http://www.nmuwildcats.com/sports/wbkb/2018-19/boxscores/20181206_3nim.xml
You can also watch Thursday's game at http://www.nmuwildcats.com/links/0j1o2m
LIVE LOOK SATURDAY
Follow Saturday's game at http://mtuhuskies.com/sports/wbkb/2018-19/boxscores/20181208_1vrw.xml
Watch Saturday's game at http://mtuhuskies.com/links/s9028g