NMU quint sweeps

MARQUETTE — Every player scored Thursday as the Northern Michigan University men’s basketball team whipped Purdue Northwest 108-69.

It is the most points NMU has scored against a Divisioin II opponent since equalling that mark against Wayne State in 1993-94.

Naba Echols led the Wildcats (7-1) with 20 points and nine assists. Isaiah Johnson added 17 points and Myles Howard had 12 points and a team-best nine rebounds and Sam Taylor also had 12 points.

The NMU women beat Purdue NW 76-38 by building a 40-14 halftime advantage.

Darby Youngstrom led the Wildcats (8-2) with 16 points and Erin Honkala had 11 rebounds.

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