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Storm Returns Home to Host Walsh (PREVIEW)

Photo by Baker Media Productions
Photo by Baker Media Productions

LAKE ERIE COLLEGE vs. WALSH UNIVERSITY

SATURDAY, JANUARY 17

3:00 PM

GAME NOTES

The Lake Erie College men's basketball team returns home after a three-game road trip to face Walsh University in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) action.

LAST TIME OUT: The Storm fell on the road at Malone University 77-64 Thursday night (Jan. 15).  Andy Bosley led the Storm with 17 points, hitting six-of-10 shots.  Jamil Dudley was also in double digits, netting 11.  NIck Deitsch scored seven and collected four rebounds off the bench.  The Storm shot 46.3% (25-of-54). 

SERIES HISTORY: The Storm is 1-3 all-time against Walsh.  Last season, the Storm and the Cavaliers split their series with each team winning at home. Riley Thomas' 25 points led the Storm to an 85-74 victory in Painesville but the Cavaliers avenged the loss with a 72-52 win in North Canton later in the season. 

OPPOSITION POSITION: The Cavaliers are 6-7 this season and 2-7 in GLIAC play.  They were victorious in their most recent outing, defeating Ashland University 71-65.  Prior to that win, the Cavaliers dropped six straight games.  Jesse Hardin Jr. leads the Cavaliers in scoring, averaging 15.9 points per game. 

FORECAST: The Storm is back at home Thursday (Jan. 22), playing host to Wayne State University.