Sam Hickey

Sam Hickey

Freshman guard Sam Hickey (Toledo, Ohio) scored 27 points and went 8-of-13 from three-point range in the Panthers’ 74-62 victory over Northern Michigan on Thursday and followed up his hot-shooting performance with 10 points on 2-of-4 shooting from behind the arc against Michigan Tech on Saturday. Hickey’s eight three-pointers against NMU ranks second all-time for most three-pointers in a game in Ohio Dominican men’s basketball history, and through the squad’s first nine contests, Hickey is shooting 53.1 percent from three-point range (26-of-49), currently ranking third in the GLIAC in three-point shooting percentage.