Ohio Dominican and Tiffin on Tap This Week For Men's Basketball
Michigan Tech will travel to Ohio this week for a pair of GLIAC games. Thursday (Dec. 13) Tech will face Ohio Dominican and Saturday (Dec. 15) it takes on Tiffin.
Tech is undefeated against both ODU and TU. Tech is 2-0 against Ohio Dominican and 6-0 against Tiffin.
Head coach Kevin Luke enters his 19th season leading the Huskies. The four-time GLIAC Coach of Year has posted a 321-203 record as head coach.
Senior Ali Haidar is tied for ninth place all-time in scoring at Michigan Tech with 1,449 points. The Windsor, Ont., native ranks fourth in the nation in scoring with 26.2 points and eighth in rebounds with 11.0 per game.
Take Care of the Ball
Michigan Tech ranks tied for second in the GLIAC in turnovers with 11.7 per game. Malone leads the league with 11.1 turnovers per game.
Freshman Jordan Chartier leads the league in assist-to-turnover ratio at 11.0. Cameron Joyce of Northwood ranks second at 5.1.
Michigan Tech is holding its opponents to 39.5-percent shooting from the field, second in the GLIAC. The Huskies are averaging a league-low 15.1 fouls per game.
Michigan Tech has two of the best free throw shooters in the league. Sophomore Ben Stelzer is tied for second shooting 93.3-percent (14-15). Junior Austin Armga ranks fourth at 92-percent (23-25).
Last Time Out
Four Tech players scored in double figures to defeat Hillsdale 73-55. Senior Ali Haidar finished with a double-double (14 points, 13 rebounds) and junior Austin Armga scored a team-high 16 points.
Tech will take a 13 day break before playing a non-conference game at UW-Parkside on Dec. 29th.