Nov. 9, 2013
Hawks down Bearcats in season opener
QUINCY, Ill. – The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team dropped their season opener to Quincy University Saturday, 68-47.
The Hawks jumped out in front on a 10-0 run to open up the game and the Bearcats were unable to recover.
Northwest shot 23 percent from the floor in the first half while going 1 for 7 from behind the three point line and entered halftime trailing 37-14.
The Bearcats came out in the second half and outscored the Hawks 33-31, but it wasn’t enough as they fell 68-47.
Ariel Easton led all Bearcats in scoring with 16 points and added four rebounds and two steals. Annie Mathews pulled down nine rebounds in the loss while putting in four points of her own and added one assist.
Northwest opens the season 0-1 and will host Truman State Saturday for the team’s home opener in Bearcat Arena for the Winstead-Reeves Classic. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
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