Nov. 24, 2012
‘Cats roll past Texas Women’s
LAKEWOOD, Colo. – The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team led from start to finish Saturday as they knocked off Texas Women’s University 63-40 to open play at the Colorado Christian Tournament.
The Bearcats continued their hot start to the season under first-year Head Coach Mark Kellogg and moved to 4-1 on the season with the win. Texas Women’s fell to 2-3 on the season as Northwest will take on host Colorado Christian Sunday to close out tournament play at 3 p.m.
Tember Schechinger hit a lay-up just 36 seconds into the game as Northwest never looked back. The Bearcats built an 8-0 lead before TWU scored its first points nearly four minutes into the game.
Northwest shot 55 percent from the field in the first half before cooling off in the second period shooting only 25 percent.
Post players, Annie Mathews and Maggie Marnin were solid for the Bearcats as Mathews led all players with 14 points. Marnin chipped in 13 points and eight rebounds in the win.
The Bearcats also forced 33 turnovers on 23 steals.
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