Blue Hawks drop final exhibition to Northern State, 81-64

The Blue Hawks lost their final exhibition of the season to Northern State on Sunday (Nov. 17) evening, 81-64.

Jared Hannigan led Northern in scoring with 15 points.  Trent Zomer added 14 and Skye Warwick picked up 11.  Zomer also chipped in with a team high seven rebounds.  Northern shot 51.7% from the floor, but struggled in the second half with a 38.5 shooting percentage.  Overall, the Wolves had 38 rebounds and three blocks.

Junior center Mackenson Odenier had a team high 11 points for the Blue Hawks and was 3-for-3 from the charity stripe.  Both senior Ty Ackelson and freshman Jacob Volk picked up nine points.  Ackelson and senior Robbie Morey both shot 2-for-2 from beyond the three point line.  Dickinson State totaled 31 rebounds, three blocks, and four steals.

The Blue Hawks will play a regular season matchup on Tuesday, November 19, as they travel to Valley City State.  Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.