Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer

Wolverines hit 12 from deep in win over No. 13 Warriors

Wolverines hit 12 from deep in win over No. 13 Warriors

DEARBORN, Mich. – The University of Michigan-Dearborn men's basketball team jumped out to a quick lead and pulled away for an upset win over nationally ranked Indiana Tech in a Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at the UM-Dearborn Fieldhouse.

The Wolverines hit nine 3-pointers in the first half and cruised to an 84-69 win over the No. 13 Warriors to move to 5-13 overall and 3-6 in the WHAC. The victory pushes UM-Dearborn right back into the race for a WHAC postseason tournament bid as the league schedule nears the midway point.

UM-Dearborn took a 34-17 lead when Jared Jackson hit a 3-pointer with 7:16 to play in the first half, the eighth make from deep in the early going for the Wolverines. UM-Dearborn finished the first half up 43-29, going 9-of-12 from behind the arc.

Zach Lattimer scored the first six points of the second half to push UM-Dearborn in front by 20 and the Wolverines cruised to the win. Lattimer led the UM-Dearborn offense with 15 points, including four 3-pointers.

Jason Gigliotti recorded a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while Jalen Paul and Mafiaion Joyner each added 14 points. Cody Kegley hit a pair a 3-pointers early in the first half on his way to a 12-point night.

UM-Dearborn shot 28-of-57 from the field, 12-of-22 from deep and 16-of-24 at the line, while outrebounding the Warriors 37-28.

Indiana Tech was led by Dylan Phair with a game-high 24 points.

The Wolverines return to action against No. 10 Cornerstone University at 7:30 pm Wednesday at the UM-Dearborn Fieldhouse.