Houghton, Mich. - The nationally eighth-ranked Ferris State University men's basketball team finished its five-game road trip thru the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) with a 102-90 setback on Saturday (Jan. 18) afternoon against Michigan Tech in snowy Houghton.
The Bulldogs and the Huskies squared off at MTU's Student Development Complex Gymnasium with MTU using a strong first half to build a 54-32 advantage at halftime. The Bulldogs fought back in the second half and trimmed the margin down to seven points late, but could not earn the come from behind win.
Senior guard D'angelo Hughes paced the Bulldogs with a game-high and career-best 31 points while junior Dorian Aluyi scored 14 points. Senior guard Greg Williams and freshman Jeremiah Washington both added 12 points each.
MTU shot 17-of-24 (71%) from the three-point arc in the triumph and was led by Kyle Monroe's team-high 28 points. Dawson Bilski chipped in with 21 points overall as the Huskies tied FSU atop the GLIAC North standings.
Michigan Tech finished with an overall shooting figure of 60% with FSU finishing at 51.5% for the game. The Bulldogs went 10-of-23 (43.5%) from beyond the arc.
With the decision, the Bulldogs are now 18-3 overall and 7-2 in GLIAC hoops action.
Ferris State returns home to host Wisconsin-Parkside on Thursday (Jan. 23) night starting at 5:30 p.m. (ET) inside FSU's Jim Wink Arena.