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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Feb. 15, 2013

Bearcats welcome No. 6 Lady Blues

Game Central

Tipoff: Wednesday 5:30 p.m.
Bearcat Arena
Radio: Bearcat Radio Network
Matt Gaarder (play-by-play);
Heard on on seven stations that covers four states in the Midwest, and on the Internet from the flagship station KXCV.

Rankings (WBCA/USA Today Top 25)
Series: Washburn leads the all-time series 10-43

Northwest: Mark Kellogg (Austin College '98) 175-46 (8th season overall) (1st season at Northwest)
Washburn:  Ron McHenry (Washburn '84) 319-65 at Washburn

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MARYVILLE, Mo. – One week removed from their last meeting, the Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team looks to avenge the 65-53 loss to Washburn.

The Bearcats are currently 11-10, 5-8 in MIAA play and are currently number 10 in the conference standings. The top 12 teams make it into the conference tournament with the top four receiving a first round bye.

An upset over No. 6 Washburn (18-3, 12-1) would be pivotal for Northwest as they sit a game behind Missouri Western in the standings. The Bearcats will meet up with the Griffons Wednesday at Bearcat Arena.

Maggie Marnin reached the 250 point plateau with her 11 points against Fort Hays. Marnin is averaging 11.4 points a game. The sophomore is second in the MIAA in field goal percentage as she is shooting 58.8 percent from the floor this season.

Junior Monique Stevens is currently second in the conference in assists as she is dishing out 4.5 assists per game. Stevens also ranks toward the top in the burglary department as she is third in the conference averaging 2.0 steals per game.

Bearcat Arena will be alive Saturday as tip-off between Northwest and No. 6 Washburn will commence at 1:30 p.m.

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