Nov. 30, 2013
Bearcats defeat Flames in Bearcat Arena
MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State women’s basketball team rebounded from a loss last Sunday with a 70-57 victory over the College of St. Mary Saturday at home.
The Bearcats came out to a 10-2 lead early in the first half. CSM was able to battle back has there were seven lead changes before halftime.
The Flames outscored Northwest in the paint 12 to 8 as they held a slim four point leading heading into halftime, 33-29.
CSM came out in the second half holding onto a 40-35 lead before the Bearcats went on a 16-2 run that spanned seven minutes and put them up 51-42.
Northwest never looked back as the offense clicked down the stretch and the Bearcats came away with a 70-57 win.
Ariel Easton led all scorers with 19 points and added five rebounds, four assists and three steals. Ashleigh Nelson added 14 points as she was a perfect 7 for 7 from the free throw line.
Shelby Mustain was able to grab her second double-double of the season with 12 points and 10 rebounds as she earned her first career start.
The Bearcats move their season record to 2-4 with the victory and will take on Pittsburg State Thursday to open up MIAA play. Tip-off at Bearcat Arena is scheduled for 5:30 pm.
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