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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release

Nov. 16, 2007

Briar Cliff Tops Avila in Winstead-Reeves Opener

Box Score

MARYVILLE -- Briar Cliff University topped Avila University 90-72 to open the 2007 Winstead-Reeves Classic. Briar Cliff knocked down 15 three-pointers in 30 attempts, shooting 45 percent from the field. Avila outscored Briar Cliff 42-41 in the second half, but could not overcome a 49-30 halftime deficit.

Carly Hansen led the way for Briar Cliff with 27 points, hitting seven three-pointers. Michelle Determan chipped in another 24 points on 9-of-14 shooting.

Avila was led by Ashley Townsend's 18 points. Three other Eagles chipped in double-digits points.

The Eagles were hurt by 22 turnovers compared to just 12 by Briar Cliff.

Both teams will be action tomorrow, Nov. 17, in Maryville. Briar Cliff takes on Evangel at 3:30 p.m., while Avila battle's Northwest at 5:30 p.m.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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