Cullen Maksimowski, LSSULakers.com
BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — The Lake Superior State men's basketball team came up short against Ferris State Sunday afternoon falling 69-61 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship game inside the Bulldogs' Wink Arena.
The Lakers traded blows with the Bulldogs though the first 10 minutes of regulation before a late run gave FSU a 38-27 lead heading into the locker room. LSSU outscored FSU, 34-31, in the second half but it wasn't enough to overcome the deficit.
By The Numbers:
Lake State finished the game shooting 39.1 (25-of-64) from the field and 29.4 percent from three-point range. Ferris shot 48.1 and 38.9 percent.
LSSU was outrebounded, 42-34, in the loss and forced 18 turnovers while committing 12.
Freshman forward Ke'Montrece Collins led the LSSU offense with 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting of the bench. Carson Manger finished with nine points.
Zach Hankins led way for FSU posting a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds. Noah King finished with 12.
Collins and senior guard Akaemji Williams were named to the GLIAC All-Tournament team.
Finishing as the No.4 seed in the region, the Lakers will await their NCAA Tournament placement which takes place at 10:30 p.m. EST.
LSSU Men Fall to Ferris State in GLIAC Championship
Lake Superior State
|Lake Superior State (24-6, 16-4 GLIAC)||27||34||61|
|Ferris State (31-1, 19-1 GLIAC)||38||31||69|
Mar 04, 2018