DETROIT, Mich.—The Lake Erie College men's basketball team fell in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) South Division play Thursday (Jan. 21), 67-42, at Wayne State University in Detroit.
The teams went back-and-forth to start the game with the Storm owning a 6-5 lead at the first media timeout. Following the timeout, the Warriors went on an 8-1 run to gain a 13-7 lead. The Warriors continued to ride their momentum in the final 10 minutes of the half, taking a 31-18 lead into the break.
Trey Howard (Lima, Ohio/Lima Shawnee) led the Storm with six points in the first half while Andy Bosley (Columbus, Ohio/Orange) had four. Brogan Scott (Wadsworth, Ohio/Highland) had four rebounds while Steve Walczak (Columbus, Ohio/Olentangy) and Roy Alexander (Columbus, Ohio/Walnut Grove) had three apiece. The Storm outrebounded the Warriors 21-16 in the first 20 minutes.
The Warriors shot well in the second half while holding the Storm offense at bay. Leading by as much as 26, the Warriors secured the conference win.
Bosley ended the game with a team-high 10 points to go with four rebounds. Trey Howard and Michael Morris (New Palestine, Ind./New Palestine) had eight points apiece.
Scott led the Storm with seven rebounds while Alexander had five. Nick Wells (Akron, Ohio/St. Vincent-St. Mary's) grabbed four boards. The teams ended up even on rebounds, each grabbing 37. Nineteen of the Storm's rebounds were offensive, leading to 12 second chance points.
The Storm is back in action Saturday (Jan. 23) at the University of Findlay.