|Posted January 22, 2011|
Pack falls short to Lopers in overtime
Kearney, Neb. (GoThunderWolves.com - Jan. 2, 2011) - After battling back and forth all night, the ThunderWolves men's basketball team fell 82-77 in overtime to Nebraska-Kearney.The thriller between the Lopers featured 17 lead changes as both teams battled to stay within reach of each other.
The Lopers went 3-for-3 in the overtime period from beyond the arc to keep the Pack on their heels as they fell one 3-pointer short of extending the game.
The Pack kept it close and had a chance to win the game in regulation but a baseline jumper by Drew Sankey with one second remaining sent the game to overtime.
Nebraska-Kearney was led by freshmen Mike Dentlinger who finished with a game-high 30 points. Two other Lopers finished in double figures.
The ThunderWolves return home Jan. 28 at 8:00 p.m. to host New Mexico Highlands as they begin a three game homestand.