PNC Drops Pair of Games in Florida

pnc-basketball-2013-ollieThe Purdue University North Central men's basketball team lost a pair of games while in Florida over the weekend competing in a tournament in West Palm Beach.

Myles Merchand had 17 points and Ty Kowalkowski added 13 for the Panthers, who fell to Northwood (Fla.) 93-57 Friday night.

Kowalkowski connected on four 3-point shots in the game, but PNC as a team was held to 36 percent shooting from the field. Allan Barnes led the Panthers on the glass with nine rebounds.

The following night, PNC was unable to handle St. Thomas University, dropping a 93-62 decision.

Merchand (19 points), Kowalkowski (16), and Justin Reynolds (12) all scored in double figures for PNC.