Northwestern boys basketball wins big at home against Ashland; Hermantown boys win in a close one over Bemidji

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The Northwestern Tigers have been on a nine-game winning streak since their only loss, back in December. The Tigers went looking to keep that momentum going as they welcomed the Ashland Oredockers for a Friday night battle.

The Tigers got on the board first with a rebound and put back bucket by Luke Sedin, and they never looked back, as they went on to win 104-67.

Halfway through the first half, Tigers Cole Lahtil surpassed the 1,000-point club of a three-pointer he made to keep the tigers in the lead. Next up for Northwestern is a game against Spooner at home on Tuesday, February 7th. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m.

In Hermantown, the Bemidji Lumberjacks visited the Hermantown Hawks, who have won four of their last six games. The game was close, but the Hawks came out on top, winning 80-79. The Hawks will be back on the hardwood on Tuesday, February 7th, on the road against the Proctor Rails. Tip-off is set for 7:15 p.m.