#GLIACWBB -- Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) women's basketball recap summaries from action on Thursday, February 8, 2018. #1 Ashland is currently 15-0 in league action and holds a two-game lead over #16 Michigan Tech, while Grand Valley State sits at 12-3 with five contests to play.
#1 ASHLAND DEF. LAKE SUPERIOR STATE, 101-43 | BOX SCORE
Ashland picked up its 60th consecutive victory as the Eagles accumulated a 46-2 points off turnovers advantage from 34 LSSU miscues and a 54-20 points in the paint advantage. AU fired 50.7 percent on the night and were paced by Laina Snyder and Andi Daugherty who each posted a game-high 19 points.
#16 MICHIGAN TECH DEF. SAGINAW VALLEY, 71-43 | BOX SCORE
#16 Michigan Tech held SVSU to 25.9 percent shooting and outrebounded the Cardinals by a 47-32 advantage en route to a decisive road win. Tech recorded 17 assists on the night and earned a 38-24 points in the paint differential with Kelli Guy leading the Huskies with 17 points.
NORTHWOOD DEF. NORTHERN MICHIGAN, 56-53 | BOX SCORE
A pair of Karli Herrington free throws with six seconds to play lifted Northwood to a big home victory after a Northern Michigan three-point try was off target. Herrington led NU with 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting and eight rebounds coming off the bench, while Jessica Schultz posted a game-high 16 points in the loss.
GRAND VALLEY STATE DEF. WAYNE STATE, 71-41 | BOX SCORE
Grand Valley State outrebounded Wayne State by a 39-27 margin and forced Wayne State into 21 turnovers which resulted in a 27-12 points off turnovers advantage to key the victory. GVSU also controlled the paint by a 30-20 margin as Jenn DeBoer led all scorers with 16 points and five rebounds.
FERRIS STATE DEF. TIFFIN, 87-68 | BOX SCORE
Ferris State gained a 47-33 rebounding edge en route to a 40-22 points in the paint advantage as five Bulldogs reached double-digit scoring to lead a balanced Bulldogs attack to victory on the road in Tiffin. FSU trailed by six after one quarter before outscoring TU in the second half by a 50-31 tally.
PURDUE NORTHWEST DEF. DAVENPORT, 86-75 (2 OT) | BOX SCORE
Purdue Northwest received a game-high 24 points from Bayley Goodman and 23 points off the bench from Danielle Nennig to lift the Pride to a double-overtime victory over Davenport. PNW held DU scoreless in the second overtime to earn the victory despite the Panthers putting five players in double-figure scoring highlighted by Jenna Falkenberg's double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds). Both teams committed the same amount of turnovers, but PNW held a 27-17 points off turnovers edge.