Bragg Drops Career High In Non-Con Shortcoming

Marshall, MN ( – The Northern State women’s basketball team dropped a neutral site contest to Wisconsin Parkside on Monday. Northern fell behind early with a 12-point deficit in the first quarter and was unable to make up the difference, despite out-scoring the Rangers in the second half.



Final Score: NSU 61, UWP 70

Records: NSU 5-2, UWP 1-3

Attendance: 89


  • Northern State tallied 14 points in the first quarter, ten in the second, 20 in the third, and 17 in the fourth; the out-scored Parkside 37-27 in the second half
  • The Wolves notched 35 rebounds, eight steals, five made 3-pointers, and two blocks, as well as a game high 19 assists
  • They tallied 36 points in the paint, ten points off turnovers, nine points off seven offensive boards, and nine points off the bench
  • Northern shot 41.3% from the floor, 27.8% from the 3-point line, and 40.0% from the foul line, while Parkside shot 45.2% from the floor, 28.0% from the 3-point line, and 100.0% from the foul line
  • Madelyn Bragg led the Wolves scoring a career high 28 points and grabbing three steals, while Brynn Alfson dished out a career high seven assists
  • Bragg and Rianna Fillipi led the team off the glass with eight rebounds each
  • Alayna Benike followed behind with 13 points, as the only Wolf to record multiple 3-pointers with three in the game


  • Madelyn Bragg: 28 points (career high), 66.7 field goal%, 8 rebounds, 3 steals (career high)
  • Alayna Benike: 13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals
  • Rianna Fillipi: 9 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists



Northern State is back in NSIC action hosting MSU Moorhead from Wachs Arena in a mid-week contest. Tip-off time is set for 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 30 against the Dragons following the Northern State men’s contest.