Milwaukee 82 Northern Kentucky 75

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Milwaukee 82 Northern Kentucky 75

A day of women’s and men’s semifinals today for the Horizon League Tournament continued with the fourth game of the day featuring Milwaukee and Northern Kentucky

What Happened – Milwaukee erased a half time deficit with aggressive drives to the basket and rebounding to advance to the Horizon League Championship

Key Stats

Milwaukee out rebounded Northern Kentucky 50-28

Milwaukee was able to drive NKU’s zone defense and scored 46 points in the paint

Northern Kentucky outscored Milwaukee 20-3 on points off of turnovers, mostly in 1st half while building its lead.

Key Individual Performances

Milwaukee’s BJ Freeman had quite the night with 27 points

Faizon Fields of Milwaukee completed a double double with 16 points and 16 rebounds

Trey Robinson was terrific for Northern Kentucky in scoring 33 points and grabbing 9 rebounds

What it means

Milwaukee advances to the Horizon League final to face Oakland. The winner advances to the NCAA tournament


“If your spirit is not right your dont win” Milwaukee Coach Bart Lundy

More from Lundy “We really regrouped at the half and played big in the 2nd half”

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