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Storm Set to Battle Ashland and Findlay (Preview)

Photo by BB Sports Photography
Photo by BB Sports Photography

PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Lake Erie College men's basketball team will be in action Thursday (Feb. 9) when they travel to take on Ashland and Saturday (Feb. 11) when they host Findlay.  Saturday is Cliff Hunt and Alumni Appreciate night. 

Storm Report:  The Storm is 4-20 overall and 3-13 in conference play.  Head Coach Kyle Conley said "We have continued to make improvements throughout the season.  We continue to get better every day, but we need to finish possession and rebound in order for us to be consistently successful".

Opposition Position: The Eagles are 14-8 overall and 9-7 in conference play and defeated the Storm earlier this season.  Coach Conley said "Ashland is a good team and they are playing for seeding in the conference tournament, and we expect to get their best performance".  The Oilers are 17-5 overall and 11-4 in conference play. Coach Conley added "Findlay is playing for a conference championship and a bid to the NCAA tournament.  We played them to a two point game at their place so we know they will come here ready to play."

Forecast: Lake Erie will return to the hardwood Thursday (Feb. 16) when they travel to take on Hilldale with the game set to tip at 8 p.m.