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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Nov. 16, 2012

Bearcats grab victory over SW Minnesota State


MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team opened up the Winstead-Reeves Classic with a 93-46 victory over Southwest Minnesota State Friday night.

The Bearcats opened the game with a 7-0 run and never relinquished the lead.

Ashleigh Nelson led all scorers at the half with 18 points. Nelson was 6 for 8 from behind the arc and was held scoreless in the second period.

Northwest shot 52.6 percent from the floor as they went into halftime with a 53-21 lead.

The Bearcats didn’t let up in the second half as they added 40 points and held Southwest Minnesota State to only 25 points of their own.

In all, the Bearcats had five players in double figures in points.

Annie Mathews and Maggie Marnin both finished the game with double doubles. Mathews had 10 points and 11 rebounds as Marnin posted 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Northwest shot 50 percent as a team from the field. The Bearcats took advantage of free throws hitting 14-of-17 against the Mustangs.

Head Coach Mark Kellogg and his Bearcats picked up their third win of the 2012 season to move to 3-0.

Northwest takes on William Jewell in the final game of the Winstead-Reeves Classic Saturday with tip-off scheduled for 7:00 PM. William Jewell beat Missouri Valley in the Classic opener.

For more information, please contact:

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

Northwest Athletics
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