Michigan Tech hits the road for a pair of GLIAC games this week against North Divsion opponents. Tech can move into first place in the North Division with a win at Ferris State on Thursday (Jan. 10). The Huskies will wrap-up the road trip Saturday (Jan. 12) at Grand Valley.
Michigan Tech leads the all-time series against Ferris State 40-26, but the Bulldogs defeated the Huskies both times they met last season.
Tech leads the all-time series against Grand Valley 40-30. Each school won at home last year.
Head coach Kim Cameron enters her third season as head coach of the Huskies. She has a 59-14 record and led the team to an NCAA Div. II National Runner-Up finish in 2011. Prior to being named head coach she served as assistant coach for five seasons and was a four-time letterwinner for the Huskies.
Freshman Kylie Moxley scored a career-high 26 points against Lake Erie. The Brillion, Wis., native shot 10-of-11 from the field and made 6-of-7 free throws. Her previous high was 15 points against Findlay on Dec. 6. She is averaging 8.8 points this season, third most on the team.
Michigan Tech leads the league in three categories and ranks second in six others. The Huskies are tops in free throw percentage (76.9), 3-pointers per game (7.6) and 3-pointers attempted (19.3). Tech is second in field goals (26.8), field goal attempts (64.2), 3-point percentage (39.2), assists (16.6), turnovers (13.6) and blocks (4.6).
Tech is 8-1 this season when it shoots better than its opponents and 0-3 when they shoot worse.
Tech has a 5-1 road record and has won all four conference road games this season. The Huskies lost its only road game of the season 83-82 on a buzzer beater at Minn. Duluth on Nov. 17th.
The Last Time Out
Four Michigan Tech players scored more than 10 points but it wasn't enough as they fell to No. 1 Ashland 76-66.
Michigan Tech host Wayne State and Saginaw Valley State in a pair of games next week.