Colin McDonough, Associate Athletic Director for Media Relations
Northwest (11-0 overall) scored an 85-46 win over Texas A&M-International (3-9 overall) on Tuesday night at Bearcat Arena.
Northwest drained a season-high 16 three-pointers while limiting the Dustdevilsto only four made three-pointers.
The Bearcats blitzed the Dustdevilsin the first half with a 13-0 run that gave Northwest a 26-9 lead with 10:54 remaining before halftime. Northwest built a 19-point lead at the half after shooting 68.2 percent from the field and 61.5 percent from three-point range.
A 10-0 spurt in the second half turned a 21-point margin into a 31-point lead for the Bearcats at 61-30 with 12:03 to play.
The Bearcats largest lead of the game was 39 points – the final margin, 85-46.
Northwest’s next action will be Sun., Dec. 30 against Simpson College. Northwest will offer $5 general admission tickets for the 2 p.m. tip in Bearcat Arena.
NOTES: Northwest had five players in double-figures led by the trio of Diego Bernard (14), Ryan Welty (14) and Ryan Hawkins (14) … Northwest has won 15 straight games in the month of December … the Bearcats won the battle of the boards for the 11thstraight time this season, 27-24 … Northwest dished out a season-high 25 assists … the Dustdevils were coached by former Bearcat player and assistant coach Joel Taylor.