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2020-21 Lake Erie Men's Basketball News

  • Riggs Posts Double-Double in Final Game, Storm Loses to Walsh, 78-74
    February 28, 2021
    On Sunday, the final day of February coincided with the final game of the Lake Erie College men's basketball regular season schedule. Unfortunately, the Storm weren't able to follow that up with a victory, losing to Walsh, 78-74.
  • Storm Struggle Offensively Against Walsh
    February 27, 2021
    With two games left the Storm close out the 2021 season against the Cavaliers twice in back-to-back days. It was a tough Saturday afternoon scoring for Lake Erie (4-13, 4-13 G-MAC) as fell the Storm fell to Walsh (10-8, 108-8 G-MAC) 61-84 in Canton. 
  • Pioneers outshoot Storm in Canton
    February 25, 2021
    Lake Erie men’s basketball (4-12, 4-12 G-MAC) found themselves on the outside looking in for the final playoff spot on Thursday night against Malone (13-6, 12-5 G-MAC). The Pioneers reduced the chances for the Storm in a 94-75 victory in Canton. 
  • Plantz Drops 31, Storm Wins Big Against Ohio Valley
    February 23, 2021
    On Tuesday afternoon, the Lake Erie college men's basketball team played, arguably, its most dominating performance of the season, topping Ohio Valley, 101-65. The win keeps the Storm alive in the GMAC Conference playoff hunt, improving their record to 4-11.
  • Second half surge not enough to extend win streak.
    February 20, 2021
    (COLUMBUS, Ohio) - The fight for the final playoff spot continues for Lake Erie men’s basketball after dropping a 77-82 G-MAC contest against Ohio Dominican on Saturday.
  • Men's Basketball Wins Second Game in a Row, Beating Trevecca 68-53
    February 18, 2021
    On Thursday night, with the chance of staying alive in GMAC playoff contention at stake, the Lake Erie College men's basketball team did just that, defeating Trevecca Nazarene, 68-53.
  • Men's Basketball Grabs Second Win of Season, Beating Tiffin 77-72
    February 17, 2021
    On Wednesday afternoon, the Lake Erie men's basketball team won its second game of the season and first at home, defeating the visiting Tiffin Dragons by a score of 77-72. This contest served as a makeup game for the Storm, who hadn't played since losing at Malone on February 8.
  • Ohio Valley Basketball Double Header Postponed
    February 10, 2021
    Lake Erie men's and women's basketball games scheduled for Feb. 10, have been postponed. Rescheduled dates and times have not been determined yet. Follow Lakeeriestorm.com for more information and updates. 
  • Storm Warning: Malone
    February 08, 2021
    After an impressive performance at Trevecca Nazarene, the Storm will look to continue to take care of the ball and find ways to score on Monday against Malone. Lake Erie is led by Jacob Plantz who enters Monday’s game scoring 13.8 points per game. As a team, the Storm is shooting 62.7 percent from the field and holding their opponents to 42.8 percent. 
  • Pioneers use a second half push to get past Storm
    February 08, 2021
    Justin Miller poured in 18 points as Malone held off Lake Erie 81-68 Monday night in a Great Midwest Athletic Conference match. Lake Erie (1-10, 1-10 G-MAC) fell behind 18-9 to Malone (6-5, 5-4 G-MAC) in the first ten minutes of action. The Pioneer lead grew to 14 points with 6:54 to play in the first half, but the Storm showed no let-up going on a ten-point scoring run heading into halftime. 
  • Men's Basketball Earn Much Needed Road Win Over Trojans
    February 06, 2021
    Heading into this week’s road trip, the Lake Erie men’s basketball team was slowly building confidence. That confidence translated into the Storms first victory 69-56 over Trevecca Nazarene.
  • STORM WARNING: TREVECCA NAZARENE
    February 05, 2021
    Lake Erie men’s basketball will look to earn their first win of the season at Trevecca Nazarene (3-13, 2-13 G-MAC) on Saturday, February 6 at 5:15 pm EST. Both teams enter the match at the bottom of the conference in offensive production.
  • STORM WARNING: KENTUCKY WESLEYAN
    February 04, 2021
    After a close game, last time out at home against Findlay the Lake Erie men’s basketball team look to steal one on the road as they face Kentucky Wesleyan. Going into Thursday nights match up Jacob Plantz is averaging 16.3 points in the last three games. Lake Erie will look to up their season point total of 60.8 points a game against the Panthers who hold their opponents to 64.8 a game. 
  • Kentucky Wesleyan Holds Of Lake Erie
    February 04, 2021
    Lake Erie (0-9, 0-9 G-MAC) and Kentucky Wesleyan (9-4,8-4) traded leads much of the first half in the game. The Panthers took held a 43-37 cushion into halftime. At the end of the first half, Kentucky Wesleyan outshot the Storm 51.6 percent to 45.5 percent. 
  • STORM WARNING: FINDLAY
    February 01, 2021
    Lake Erie men’s basketball (0-7, 0-7 G-MAC) will host the No. 7 Findlay Oilers (11-1,10-1 G-MAC) at 7:30 pm in Painesville on Monday. The last time out the Storm fell to the Oilers 83-67 in Niekamp Arena.
  • Strong First Half Not Enough to Drop Findlay
    February 01, 2021
    The Lake Erie men’s basketball team (0-8, 0-8 G-MAC) came out of the gates with high energy on both ends of the court. The impressive first half didn’t hold over well after the intermission en route to a 72-62 loss on Monday against  No. 7 Findlay (12-1, 11-1 G-MAC). 
  • Storm End A Difficult Two Game Road Trip
    January 30, 2021
    The Storm offensive struggles continued during the first half Saturday afternoon, as Lake Erie men’s basketball (0-7, 0-7 G-MAC) fell to No. 7 Findlay (11-1, 10-1 G-MAC) 67-83 in Niekamp Arena. 
  • STORM WARNING: HILLSDALE/FINDLAY
    January 28, 2021
    A tough road two-game road stretch begins on Thursday for Lake Erie men’s basketball (0-5). The journey begins as the Storm travel to No.15 Hillsdale for a 7:30 tip-off, followed by a road contest at No. 7 Findlay on Saturday, Jan. 30.
  • Chargers outmatch the Storm
    January 28, 2021
    No. 15 Hillsdale (10-1,10-1 G-MAC) proved to be too much for Lake Erie men’s basketball (0-6,0-6 G-MAC) Thursday night in Hillsdale. In the 63-70 loss, the Storm finished the game shooting 39 percent.
  • STORM WARNING: CEDARVILLE
    January 25, 2021
    In the last three games dating back to last season, the Cedarville and Lake Erie men’s basketball teams needed extra time when they played each other.
  • Storm Lose Game Two Against Cedarville
    January 25, 2021
    Lake Erie (0-5 G-MAC) dropped its second road contest this season at Cedarville by the score of 55-70 in a Great Midwest competition Monday evening in the Callan Athletic Center. It is the second loss of the season in just as many days against the Yellow Jackets (5-2, 5-2 G-MAC). 
  • Men's Basketball Falls In Overtime To Yellow Jackets
    January 23, 2021
    The Lake Erie men’s basketball team lost in a thriller on Saturday afternoon to the Cedarville Yellowjackets 71-80 in overtime in the Osborne Center in Painesville.
  • STORM WARNING: CEDARVILLE
    January 22, 2021
    After a short break, Lake Erie men’s basketball returns to the Osborne Center to take on Cedarville.
  • Second Half Push Not Enough To Get Past Dragons
    January 21, 2021
    Lake Erie men’s basketball (0-3,0-3 G-MAC) was unable to catch Tiffin (3-7, 3-7 G-MAC) in the second half as the Storm dropped a 71-78 road contest in Tiffin, Ohio. 
  • Storm Warning: Tiffin
    January 19, 2021
    Lake Erie men's basketball team is looking to press the restart button as they jump back into action Thursday, Jan. 21 as they go on the road to take on Tiffin.
  • Men's Basketball
    January 13, 2021
    Lake Erie’s men's basketball games scheduled against Walsh, Malone, and Tiffin, originally slated to be played on Thursday, January 14, Saturday, January 16, and Monday, January 18 respectively, have been postponed due to ongoing COVID-19 quarantine procedures within the program. 
  • No. 23 Hillsdale drops Lake Erie
    January 04, 2021
    Shooting woes continued for Lake Erie men’s as they fell to No. 23 Hillsdale 59-51 in the Jerome T. Osborne Center Monday afternoon. It was another low scoring game for the Storm (0-2, 0-2 G-MAC)  as the Chargers (4-1, 4-1 G-MAC) recorded their fourth win of the year.
  • Panthers Rally Past Storm, 52-46
    January 02, 2021
    Offensive struggles plagued Lake Erie men's basketball team Saturday afternoon in their G-MAC season opener at home as they fell to Ohio Dominican 52-46. The Storm (0-1, 0-1 G-MAC) shot 34.8 percent from the field and under 30 percent from three as they dropped a short-handed match up. 
  • Storm Warning: Ohio Dominican/Hillsdale
    January 01, 2021
    Lake Erie(0-0, 0-0 G-MAC) men's basketball begin their 2020-21 campaign at home with games against Ohio Dominican on January 2 and Hillsdale on January 4. This will be an immediate test for the young but experience Storm team returning ten from the 2019-20 roster. 
  • Men's Basketball Ranked Seventh in Great Midwest Preseason Polls
    November 19, 2020
    The Lake Erie College men’s basketball is picked to finish seventh in the Great Midwest Athletic conference preseason poll voted by the conference head coaches, the conference announced Thursday.
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