The Raiders improved to 4-2 on the season after last weekend’s Pizza Ranch Classic held at the Bultman Center.
Northwestern knocked off Johnson & Wales (Col.) on Saturday, Nov. 13, 90-75.
Sophomore Daniel Van Kalsbeek led the Raiders with 19 points. Senior Ryan Hoogeveen shot 75 percent from beyond the arc and finished with 18 points. Junior Walker Seim put in 17 points and sophomore Stu Goslinga chipped in 11 along with a team-high eight boards.
The Raiders shot 48 percent from the floor and 32 percent from the three-point range. NW’s defense held the visitors to 47 percent, 21 percent behind the arc.
The 95-39 destruction of Grace College on Friday, Nov. 12, saw all of the Red Raiders get at least six minutes of playing time and every player but one scored.
Sophomore Matt Huseman was the head of the pack in both points and rebounds with 12 and nine respectively. Seim, sophomore Jacey Hoegh and senior Brent Dunkelberger contributed nine points each. Sophomore Mike Vorwald added a team-high six assists.
As a team, NW had a field goal percentage of 59 percent and a 47 percent three-point percentage. Grace was held to under 30 percent on the night.
The Raiders will open the conference season tomorrow at Doane in Crete, Neb.