Northwest Forces 26 Turnovers in Win Over Peru State

Published 11/26 2013 10:02PM

Updated 11/26 2013 11:12PM

(MARYVILLE, Mo.) Northwest Missouri State men's basketball pushed its win streak to three games with a 83-60 win over Peru State Tuesday night.

The Bearcats (4-2) forced 26 Bobcat turnovers in the game, and score 29 points off them.

Dillon Starzl paced Northwest with 15 points and eight rebounds. Conner Crooker was 5-6 shooting from the field for 12 points, and Bryston Williams added 11 points. Each player also pulled down five rebounds.

Senior guard DeShaun Cooper is still trying to find a rhythm after missing the 2012-13 season with a knee injury. Cooper shot just 1-6 Tuesday finishing with eight points and five turnovers. As a team, Northwest finished with a season-high 18 turnovers.

The Bearcats next game comes Friday in the Drury Thanksgiving Classic from Springfield. Northwest will face defending national champ Drury at 3:30pm.

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