The Tiffin University women's basketball team has never beaten the Michigan Tech Huskies, falling in all 12 previous meetings. The Huskies, currently ranked 13th in the nation, fell their last time on the floor as they were blasted by the Ashland Eagles 103-68.
Tiffin University vs. Michigan Tech University
Series Record: The Huskies are 12-0 against Tiffin, defeating the Dragons 80-46 last year.
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Huskies: Michigan Tech is 11-2 this year, falling their last time out against No. 1 Ashland. The Huskies rely on defense, leading the GLIAC in field goal percentage defense, allowing opponents to connect on only 37.7% of their shots. Michigan Tech is 3rd in the nation in blocked shots with 83, and 5th in the nation in blocked shots per game with 6.4.
Ball Control Is Important: The Huskies are 7th in the nation in assist to turnover ratio, committing only 11.8 turnovers per game. On the flip side, Tiffin is 152nd in turnovers per game, committing 16.9 per contest. The Dragons are 265th in the nation in turnover margin at -3.43.
The Glass Needs Cleaned: Lack of rebounding continues to haunt Tiffin, sitting 193rd in the nation in total rebounds, 228th in defensive boards per game, and 292nd in offensive rebounds per game.
Little Charity: Michigan Tech is one of the worst teams in the nation in terms of free throws. Of 301 NCAA Division II teams, the Huskies are 299th in free throw attempts (128) and 299th in free throws made (91).
Schirmer Shining For Tiffin: Ali Schirmer is on quite a roll for the Dragons, scoring 10 or more points in 10 of Tiffin's 14 games thus far. She has netted double digits in four straight games, and posted her first double-double of the season against Northern Michigan with 19 points and 10 boards. Currently she is averaging 11.7 points per game for Tiffin, a career high for the junior.
Player To Watch:
Lindsay Winter - The senior guard is averaging 12.8 points per game on 48.9% shooting from the floor while leading the Huskies in rebounds per game (7.2) and assists per game (4.8).