The men’s basketball team picked up a win Wednesday night against Morningside, 82-61, in Sioux City. Northwestern (9-4, 4-1) is now tied for second in the conference with Concordia behind Briar Cliff.
Senior Ryan Hoogeveen dropped 17 points to lead the Raiders. Junior Walker Seim and sophomore Stu Goslinga added 11 points each. Goslinga also ripped down a team-high 13 boards. Sophomore GPAC Player of the Week Ben Miller had eight points, six boards and five assists. The Raiders also got 28 points from their bench in the contest. NW made up for shooting 21 percent behind the arc by shooting 52 percent from the field.
Saturday afternoon saw the Raiders come home with a win from Hastings, 85-74. Miller picked up a double-double, going for 19 points and 10 rebounds. Hoogeveen tied his season high with 18 points, and sophomore Daniel Van Kalsbeek was the man down low with 16 points. Junior Ryan Stock went 3-4 from behind the arc and contributed 12 points. Seim also added seven rebounds.
The Raiders will host Concordia on Saturday at 4 p.m.