LAKE ERIE COLLEGE at MALONE UNIVERSITY
THURSDAY, JANUARY 15
The Lake Erie College men's basketball team wraps up a three-game road trip on Thursday (Jan. 15) when they visit Malone University for a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) game.
LAST TIME OUT: The Storm dropped a pair of games in the Upper Peninsula last weekend. Against Michigan Tech University Thursday (Jan. 8), the Storm fell 82-78. Nick Wells led the Storm with 15 poin The Storm fell to Northern Michigan University Saturday (Jan. 10) 62-50. Wells also led the Storm in scoring that game, netting 10 points.
SERIES HISTORY: The Storm is 5-1 all-time against Malone. Last season, the Storm split their season series with the Pioneers. In Painesville, the Storm defeated the Pioneers 98-93. Riley Thomas led the Storm with a career-high 33 points. The Storm fell in Canton in their second meeting last year, 71-57. Thomas had a team-high 12 points in the game.
OPPOSITION POSITION: The Pioneers are 4-10 this season and 2-6 in GLIAC play. In their last outing, the Pioneers defeated Grand Valley State University 81-61 on the road. Ben Haraway leads the Pioneers in scoring this season, averaging 13.6 points per game.
FORECAST: The Storm is back at home Saturday (Jan. 17) against Walsh University.