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Foresters Chop Down the Lancers: 81-69

Huntington (9-3, 2-2) earns 12-point win with better-than-average shooting.

Tyler Arens (#44) scores 36 points for the Green, making 11 of 14 (78.6%) from the field.
Arens puts in 5 treys, shoots 100% at the line (9 of 9), and pulls down 6 rebounds.
Peyton West (#0) provides 6 assists.  Konner Platt (#3) has 20 points and 4 treys.

Sat,  Dec 8 (in Huntington, IN) 1H 2H Final  
  Grace (Ind.)
Huntington (Ind.)
33
33
36
48
69
81
 

 • Tyler Arens: 36 points (5 treys), 6 rebounds, 2 assists.
 • Konner Platt: 20 points (4 treys), 4 rebounds, 1 assist.
 • Peyton West: 4 points, 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals.
 • Zac Owens: 9 points (1 trey), 2 rebounds.
 • Andrew Yoder: 3 points (1 trey), 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 block.
 • Spencer Ballinger: 2 points, 2 assists, 1 block, 2 steals.
 • Wyatt Hughes: 3 points (1 trey), 3 rebounds.
 • Caleb Middlesworth: 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist.

Players listed in order of Efficiency Rating (includes percentages & turnovers)

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Game Summary
    The Foresters made 27 of 51 attempts (52.9%) from the field, above their average of 47.1%.  Beyond the arc, Huntington was 12 of 24 for 50.0%, better than their 38.6% average this season.  At the line, HU put in 15 of 17 attempts for 88.2% (their average was 85.9%).  Grace shot 40.3% (25 of 62), 26.9% (7 of 26), and 80.0% (12 of 15), respectively.

    Grace out-rebounded Huntington 33 to 29; HU got only 8.3% of the rebounds at the offensive end, and 71.1% at the defensive end.  Their average efficiency this season had been 22.7% and 74.3%, respectively.  HU's rebound margin of a -4 in this game was below their dismal average of -0.4.

    The Foresters had 14 assists and 10 turnovers for a decent 1.400 assist/turnover ratio (ATR), lower than their 1.427 season average.  Grace had 13 assists and 9 turnovers for a 1.444 ATR.  Huntington posted 2 blocks and 4 steals in this game.  Grace had 1 block and 4 steals.

    Tyler Arens set 4 new HU Career Highs (and 4 Season Highs) in this game with 36 points (besting his previous high by 1 point), 11 field goals (14 attempts), 5 three-pointers (7 attempts), and 9 of 9 free throws (100%).  Konner Platt reached a Season High with four three-pointers (ties previous high).

    Tyler Arens has scored 1,107 points in his HU career and now ranks #40 in the  HU 1,000 Point Club. Konner Platt is approaching 1,000 Points.  He needs 16 more points in his remaining games to reach that plateau.  His current season average is 18.3 per game (his HU career average is 13.3 per game).

    Prior to this game, HU was ranked among the NAIA D2 Top 10 Teams (of 137 Teams) in two Statistical Categories and five Foresters (Caleb Middlesworth, Tyler Arens, Zac Owens, Nick Macon, and Konner Platt) were among the Top 25 Statistical Leaders (of about 2,060 players).  Click for details.

    As of 11/27/18, Huntington was not ranked in the NAIA D2 Coaches Poll.  In the Crossroads League, the Foresters are currently in a 3-way tie for 6th place.




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