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Photos From the DWU Men’s 85-69 Win Over Northwestern

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) splits the defense of Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) and Colton Kooima (5) to the basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) splits the defense of Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) and Colton Kooima (5) to the basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots in front of Northwestern’s Derek Buysse (21) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Aaron Ahmadu (21) dribbles past Northwestern’s Christian Korver (50) after grabbing a rebound during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Aaron Ahmadu (21) dribbles past Northwestern’s Christian Korver (50) after grabbing a rebound during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Collin Kramer (12) shoots around Northwestern’s Nathan Wedel (22) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Collin Kramer (12) dribbles past Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) shoots over Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) makes a spin move on Northwestern’s Colton Kooima (5) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) drives past Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) to the basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) shoots past Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) makes a spin move on Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) to the basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) shoots over the top of Northwestern’s Chris Borchers (34) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan University Head Coach Matt Wilber wants a foul call during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) goes to the basket past Northwestern’s Steven Kragt (32) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) goes to the basket past Northwestern’s Steven Kragt (32) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) shoots over the top of Northwestern’s Steven Kragt (32) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench celebrates a 3-point basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Nygel Drury (5) hits a 3-point basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) goes to the basket as Northwestern’s Nathan Wedel (22) and Riley Francis (3) defend during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) goes in for a basket between Northwestern’s Parker Mulder (12) and Derek Buysse (21) and in front of teammates Collin Kramer (12) and Trae Vandeberg (3) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The bench reacts to a basket and the foul called on Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) goes to the basket past a pair of Northwestern defenders during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Trae Vandeberg (3) goes to the basket through the Northwestern defense during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) shoots over the top of Northwestern’s Trent Hilbrands (4) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) drives past the defense of Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) drives past Northwestern’s Trent Hilbrands (4) to the basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Collin Kramer (12) shoots a jumper over a Northwestern defender during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Nygel Drury (5) shoots over the top of Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) splits the defenes of Northwestern’s Christian Korver (50), Riley Francis (3) and Chris Borchers (34) to the basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) shoots as Northwestern’s Nathan Wedel (22) defends during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Tiger bench cheers on Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) after basket as he rushes back to play defense during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) shoots between Northwestern’s Nathan Wedel (22) and Northwestern’s Chris Borchers (34) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) shoots over Northwestern’s Nathan Wedel (22) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Ty Hoglund and the Tiger bench celebrate a Tyson Smiley (11) basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) goes to the basket past a trio of Northwestern defenders while drawing the plus one during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The bench reacts to a basket and the foul called on Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The bench reacts to a basket and the foul called on Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan University Head Coach Matt Wilber smiles and celebrates in the final minute as DWU defeat the Northwestern Red Raiders during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan University Head Coach Matt Wilber celebrates the Tigers win with senior Nygel Drury in the final seconds during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The bench reacts to a basket and the foul called on Dakota Wesleyan’s Tyson Smiley (11) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Collin Kramer (12) blocks a shot by Northwestern’s Nathan Wedel (22) from behind while Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) also defends during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) drives past Northwestern’s Steven Kragt (32) to the basket during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan University Head Coach Matt Wilber looks to the official hoping for a traveling call while the bench celebrates the Tigers defensive stop during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game against Northwestern on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Jason Spicer (40) defends a shot attempt by Northwestern’s Riley Francis (3) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Dakota Wesleyan’s Collin Kramer (12) blocks a shot attempt by Northwestern’s Derek Buysse (21) during a Great Plains Athletic Conference game on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace. (Matt Gade / Republic)