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Storm Travel to Battle Findlay and Hillsdale (Preview)

Storm Travel to Battle Findlay and Hillsdale (Preview)

PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Lake Erie College men's basketball team will be in action Thursday (Feb. 8) at 6 p.m. and Saturday (Feb. 10) at 3 p.m.  The Storm will play Findlay and Hillsdale respectively. 

Storm Report:  The Storm is 12-10 overall and 7-7 in Great Midwest Athletic Conference action.  The Storm is coming off a 106-55 win over Ohio Valley.  Head Coach Kyle Conley said, "We need to defend all levels, and we need to have good offensive possessions finished off with quality shots."

Opposition Position:  The Oilers are 21-3 overall, 15-2 in conference play, and are ranked 11th in the nation.  Coach Conley said, "Findlay starts all upperclassmen, and all of them present different challenges."  The Chargers are 17-6 overall and 11-5 in Great Midwest action.  Coach Conley added, "Hillsdale has an incredibly experienced team, and they are as physical of a team as we play."

Coach Conley concluded, "We need to shoot the ball well, finish in the paint, and limit our turnovers."

Forecast: Lake Erie will be back in action Thursday (Feb. 15) when they travel to take on Ohio Dominican, with the game set to tip at 5:30 p.m.