Postgame Highlights & Interview
Big Rapids, Mich. - The Ferris State University men's basketball squad defeated the Saginaw Valley Cardinals in a close matchup on Saturday (Dec. 8) afternoon in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play by a 74-69 score FSU's Jim at Wink Arena in Big Rapids.
The Bulldogs led 33-31 at halftime and held off the Cardinals in the second half for their second-straight GLIAC home win.
Ferris State made 25-of-53 (43.3%) field goals and went 8-of-22 (36.4%) from the three-point line along with 20-of-22 (90.9%) at the charity stripe.
The Cardinals standouts on the night were Jack Roberts with 18 points and forward Fred John Jr. with 16 points.
Saginaw Valley made 23-of-57 (40.4%) field goals, 4-of-19 (21.1%) three pointers and 19-of-24 (79.2%) free throws in the setback.
Overall, the Bulldogs had 17 turnovers, but also came up with seven steals, three blocked shots and had 16 assists. The Cardinals owned a slim 34-32 rebounding edge.
Ferris State will host Olivet on Monday, Dec. 17, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. (ET) inside Jim Wink Arena.