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PNW Men's Basketball Hosts Grand Valley State Saturday

PNW Men's Basketball Hosts Grand Valley State Saturday
Friday, December 15, 2017
PNW Men's Basketball Hosts Grand Valley State Saturday

HAMMOND, Ind. & WESTVILLE, Ind. -- The Purdue University Northwest men's basketball team hosts Grand Valley State in a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) game at John Friend Court in Hammond on Saturday, December 16.

The Lakers (3-7, 0-4 GLIAC) take on the Pride (0-9, 0-4 GLIAC) at John Friend Court inside the Fitness & Recreation Center Saturday starting at 3 p.m. CT.

LAST TIME OUT
Senior Tyree Coe (Fishers, Ind./Fishers) drained a game-high six three-pointers and finished with 23 points, but the Purdue Northwest men’s basketball team could not hang on to its late 63-61 lead and fell 75-66 to GLIAC foe Michigan Tech last Saturday afternoon at H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in the James B. Dworkin Complex in Westville, Ind.  Senior Torrance Johnson (Chicago Heights, Ill./Chicago Hope Academy) also had a nice performance for the Pride with a double-double effort of 16 points and game-leading 10 rebounds.

Junior Chris Nunn (Anderson, Ind./Liberty Christian) finished the game with 14 points and six rebounds for PNW shooting 6-for-10 from the floor. 

SCOUTING THE LAKERS
GVSU is coming off a 71-68 loss to Northern Michigan on Dec. 9. The Lakers are led by sophomore Hunter Hale, who averages 13.1 points per game.

SERIES HISTORY
Saturday marks the first-ever meeting between Grand Valley State and Purdue Northwest.

LIVE LOOK 
Live stats will be available to view on Stretch Internet. All of PNW's home basketball games can be found here: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/pnw/

Live video can be viewed on WJOB's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WJOB.1230/

ADMISSION/FAN INFO
Admission for all Pride basketball home contests is $6 for adults 18 and up and $4 for children ages 4-17. Children ages 3 and under are free. The ticket office accepts cash only. The Fitness & Recreation Center is located at 2300 173rd Street, Hammond, Ind. For detailed directions, nearby restaurants, and other information, please refer to the Travel Guide located here: http://www.pnwathletics.com/fanzone/visitorsguide/

HOME SCHEDULE 
The Pride are set to play their 2017-18 home slate at both John Friend Court inside the Fitness & Recreation Center on the Hammond campus and at H.D. Kesling Gymnasium in the James B. Dworkin Student Services & Activities Complex on the Westville campus, as they will host opponents Grand Valley State (Dec. 16/FNRC), Northwood (Jan. 6/DSSAC), Ferris State (Jan. 18/FNRC), Lake Superior State (Jan. 20/DSSAC), Davenport (Feb. 8/DSSAC), Tiffin (Feb. 15/DSSAC) and Ashland (Feb. 17/FNRC). 

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