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PNW Travels to Northern Ohio for Tiffin Thanksgiving Tournament

PNW Travels to Northern Ohio for Tiffin Thanksgiving Tournament
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
PNW Travels to Northern Ohio for Tiffin Thanksgiving Tournament

HAMMOND, IND. -- The Purdue Northwest men's basketball team is heading to Tiffin, Ohio for a two-day tournament at former GLIAC foe Tiffin University. The Pride will take on the Urbana Blue Knights (0-3) of the Mountain East Conference Friday, Nov. 23 at 2 PM (CST). Saturday they will face off with either Tiffin or Carlow University, with the game either taking place at 10:45 AM (CST) or 1:00 PM (CST). 

LAST TIME OUT

The Pride handily defeated non-conference opponent Lincoln Christian 113-81 on Nov. 14 on John Friend Court. Tim Gilmore (Lancaster, Calif./Antelope Valley CC) scored 24 points and connected on five of nine attempts from three-point range. PNW ended up with six players in double figures and dished out 24 assists compared to a season-low eight turnovers.

OPPONENT FAST FACTS

Urbana Blue Knights (Urbana, Ohio)

  • Head Coach: Nick Dials (4-27, 2nd season)
  • Record: 0-3, 0-2 MEC
  • Lost 99-79 vs. Concord University Nov. 19
  • Leading Scorers: Matt Treacy, Fr. 23.7 PPG, Malik Jacobs, Sr. 15.0 PPG
  • Record vs. PNW: 0-0 

Carlow University (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

  • Head Coach: Tim Keefer
  • Record: 1-7, 0-0 RSC
  • Lost 96-80 vs. Lock Haven University Nov. 19
  • Leading Scorers: Tony Acrie, Sr. 16.2 PPG, Brenlee Reedy, Jr. 13.1 PPG
  • Record vs. PNW: 0-0

Tiffin University (Tiffin, Ohio)

  • Head Coach: Tom Church (0-3, 1st season)
  • Record: 0-3, 0-0 GMAC
  • Lost 97-81 vs. Grand Valley State University Nov. 16
  • Leading Scorers: Shane Waldon, Sr. 17.3 PPG, Joshua Williams, So. 17.3 PPG
  • Record vs. PNW: 1-1 (PNW won 60-59 on Feb. 15)

LIVE LOOK

Live video for both games will be available here: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/tiffin/

Live stats will be available at the following link: https://portal.stretchinternet.com/tiffin/portal.htm?eventId=490152&streamType=video

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