The Alaska Nanooks fall in overtime against the Western Oregon Wolves

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The men's basketball program were looking to improve to 2-1 in the GNAC, but those dreams and their lead against the Concordia Cavaliers were dashed in overtime.
The Nooks lost 87-84 to the Cavs, as they held a 41-27 halftime lead but it disappeared in the second half.
Alaska then had to force OT, and they can thank Alex Martin for knocking down a clutch three with around 5 seconds left on the clock.
Martin finished with 22 points off the bench to the lead the Nanooks, while Spencer Sweet and Michael Kluting combined for 34.
Alaska was 60 percent from downtown as a team, but the 10 missed free throws hurt the Nooks in the long run.
They also suffered 19 turnovers on the night, to which Head Coach Greg Sparling pointed out as a reason they fell in this conference matchup.
"We probably should have won the game, but we did not. Take my hat off to Concordia there in the second half, they beat us in 50/50 balls, they made big plays. What the frustrating thing is that they didn't do anything different then we thought they were going to do. And you know, going up against a team, and I am not taking anything from that doesn't pressure. We turn over the ball 19 times you are not going to win. I don't care what percentage as you shoot, that's taking a lot of points potentially off the board," said Sparling.
This drops the Nanooks record to 4-6 and 1-2 in the GNAC.
They will look to rebound in their Saturday matchup against the Western Oregon Wolves.
The Wolves are 2-1 in the conference, and they also are coming off a loss to the Seawolves in a close one to Anchorage.
This game is at 3 p.m. tomorrow at the Alaska Airlines Court.