The Northwestern men’s basketball team lost by one point to USF on Saturday, Feb. 20, dropping to an even 14-14 record. The 73-74 loss also brought them to an even 9-9 in the GPAC.
The Red Raiders shot 50 percent from the field and 55 percent from behind the arc. Freshman Ben Miller scored 19 points and pulled down ten rebounds for his second double-double. Sophomore Walker Seim added 18 points, while senior Ryan Hoogeveen and freshman Daniel Van Kalsbeek each scored 12. Freshman Mike Vorwald added four assists.
NW opened the playoffs with a 67-64 win over Mount Marty on Tuesday night. Miller netted 15 points to lead the offense while Van Kalsbeek added 14 points and eight rebounds. Hoogeveen and sophomore Ryan Stock each scored eight points as well. The Raiders shot 46 percent in the game.
NW was scheduled for a rematch with USF Thursday night. Results were not available at press time.