Warsaw lost a non-conference road game against the Merrillville Pirates, 62-45. After leading by one at the half, the Pirates exploded for 24 3rd quarter points to extend their lead to 11. The hosts never looked back after that.
Warsaw was led in scoring by Zach Riley with 16 points. Riley also tallied 4 rebounds. Brian Elliott added 12 points and 4 rebounds. Nolan Groninger passed for 6 assists and scored a basket. Rounding out the scoring were: Jack Rhoades 5pts, Jaylen Reese and Blake Marsh with 4 points each, and Trevor Rumple with 2.
The Tigers are home against the Plymouth Pilgrims on Tuesday, February 13 with the NLC conference title on the line.