Fromm’s big second-half effort rescues No. 7 Lewis-Clark State
Anchorage’s Nathan Fromm played hero in his season debut, scoring all 11 of his points in the second half to rescue No. 7 Lewis-Clark State from upset-minded Dickinson State in an 89-85 win on New Year’s Eve.
The junior transfer scored six straight points and assisted on a 3-pointer inside the final minutes to help the Warriors avoid a letdown and stay undefeated through five games in the NAIA.
Fromm didn’t see the floor in the first half. But he was ready to go when his number was called midway through the second half and his team trailing 61-57.
His created an immediate spark with five points in two minutes to fuel a run that put Lewis-Clark State in the lead at 67-66.
Fromm was at it again a few minutes later when he scored six points in 90 seconds, with his final bucket putting the Warriors ahead for good at 79-75 with 3:15 to play.
His assist on a 3-pointer at the 1:20 mark was the final dagger.
Fromm, of Service High fame, saw his minutes jump from 17 to 23 in the second game of the back-to-back series as Lewis-Clark State handled Dickinson State 86-68.
This time he was one of the first options off the bench and finished with eight points, six rebounds and two assists.