Storm Set to Host Warriors (PREVIEW)

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE vs. WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

THURSDAY, JANUARY 22

7:30 PM

GAME NOTES 

The Lake Erie College men's basketball team returns to action Thursday night (Jan. 22) to play host to Wayne State University.

LAST TIME OUT: The Storm battled Walsh University until the final seconds but was unable to overcome the Cavaliers, falling 70-67.  Trey Howard and Andy Bosley led the Storm 14 points apiece.  Jamil Dudley added 13 and tied his career-high with eight rebounds.  The Storm netted 24 points off turnovers and outscored the Cavaliers in the paint, 28-14. 

SERIES HISTORY: The Storm is 0-6 all-time against Wayne State.  Last season, the Storm fell to the Warriors in Painesville, 79-70.  Riley Thomas and Garrick Sims led the Storm with 14 points apiece in the game.  Michael Morris added 10 points and a team-high five rebounds. 

OPPOSITION POSITION: The Warriors are 2-11 overall this season and 2-8 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play.  They are currently on a six-game losing streak, including back-to-back overtime losses in their previous two outings against Tiffin University and Ohio Dominican University.  Gavin Toma leads the Warriors in scoring, averaging 14.3 points per game.  

FORECAST: The Storm is back at home Saturday (Jan. 24) afternoon to wrap-up a three-game home stand against the University of Findlay.