Bulldogs amidst longest winning streak since 2004-05
The Ferris State men’s basketball team improved its winning streak to 10 games with an 83–67 victory over the Ashland Eagles on Saturday.
The Bulldogs’ 10-game winning streak marks the longest such streak since they recorded 11 consecutive victories during the 2004-05 season.
Ferris improved its record to 18–5 overall and 14–2 in conference play. The Bulldogs hold a two-game lead in the GLIAC North over rival Grand Valley State, which Ferris defeated 79–72 on Jan. 29.
The Bulldogs jumped out to a 43–32 at halftime with 11 of their points coming from the bench. After holding an eight-point lead with 17 minutes left in the game, Ferris went on a 15–0 run to open up a 23-point margin over the Eagles.
Ferris senior forward Lou Williams paced the Bulldogs with 16 points on 7 of 8 shooting from the field. FSU senior center Justin Keenan recorded a game-high 14 rebounds and senior guard Darien Gay added 14 points in the victory.
The Bulldogs’ first victory of the weekend road trip came in the form of a 77–64 win over the Lake Erie Storm on Thursday. Ferris shot 53 percent from the three-point line and made 24 free throws in the victory. The Bulldogs improved their road record to 7–4 this season.
The Bulldogs host Wayne State, Findlay and Grand Valley in their final three regular-season contests at Wink Arena where they are 10–0 on their home floor this season. Findlay is first in the GLIAC standings with a 14–1 record, while Wayne State is fourth and Grand Valley is fifth.
The Bulldogs will be back on the court on Feb. 17 for a home tilt against the Wayne State Warriors at 6 p.m.