PAINESVILLE, OHIO – Four players reached double figures for the second straight game as the Lake Erie College men's basketball team used a huge second half to run away from visiting University of Northwestern Ohio on Friday night (Nov. 19) at the Jerome T. Osborne Family Athletic and Wellness Center, 92-62.
Trailing midway through the first half, Lake Erie outscored Northwestern Ohio (0-3) 18-8 over the final eight minutes of the period to take a nine-point lead into halftime at 39-30 following a three-point play by Worthey.
In addition to Bradshaw and Worthey, senior guard Antonio Kidd (Cleveland, Ohio/Lakewood) added 12 and freshman Rich Austin (Cleveland, Ohio/St. Ignatius) chipped in with 11 points and also grabbed nine rebounds.
Thirteen different players scored for the Storm which is off to its first 2-0 start since the 2006-07 season.
Jake Bolyard led Northwestern Ohio with 12 points. The Racers shot just 29.6% (21-of-53) in the game and committed 18 turnovers. Those 18 giveaways resulted in 28 Lake Erie points.
The Storm opens a four-game road trip on Tuesday night, Nov. 23, at second-ranked Indiana University (Pa.). Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.