This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.

Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Nov. 24, 2011

Bearcats pick up Thanksgiving win

Box Score

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Northwest Missouri State knocked down 11 three pointers to take a 79-67 Thanksgiving victory over St. Augustine’s Thursday to open the Oahu Classic.

The Bearcats picked up their second consecutive win to move to 2-3 on the year. It was the first loss of the season for St. Augustine’s who fell to 3-1 in the day’s first game. Northwest will take on Hillsdale on Friday to close out the classic.

Ashley Thayer and Meridee Scott each nailed four three-pointers to combine for 8 of the Bearcats 11 treys. Thayer was a perfect 4 for 4 and finished with a game high 20 points.

Northwest led from the opening tip as Thayer drilled her first three-pointer of the game as the Bearcats never looked back. With 8:35 left in the first half Thayer would knock down her second three to extend the Bearcat lead to double digits, 24-13.

The Falcons would mount a small comeback, but Shelly Martin would hit from long range at the buzzer of the first half putting the Bearcats back up by double digits. A lead they would hold onto the entire second half.

Martin hit three treys to finish with nine points.

Both Tara Roach and Maggie Marnin recorded double-doubles in the win to give the Bearcats four players in double figures. Marnin was outstanding on the boards again with a season high 18 rebounds and 17 points. Roach finished with 16 rebounds and 13 points.

Scott finished with a season high 13 points going 4 of 7 from behind the three-point arc.

For more information, please contact:

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

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468