NSU WBB Team Nabs Narrow Win in NSIC Opener

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) –

MSU-Moorhead

NSU 59-58

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • After MSU Moorhead used a 12-2 run to go up by six in the closing minutes of the opening period, Northern State was able to respond with 14 unanswered to gain a 20-12 advantage with 4:17 remaining in the first half
  • The Dragons were held scoreless for over six minutes of play from the 2:08 mark of the first quarter to the 4:00 minute mark of the second quarter; the Wolves defense held MSUM to just 4-14 shooting for 28.57 percent in the second period
  • Northern was able to ice the game away at the free throw line in the fourth quarter, shooting 13-14 in the final ten minutes of play; NSU shot 19-21 for 90.5 percent from the free throw line in the game
  • Laurie Rogers was able to grab her seventh career double-double in the win, and recorded her 16th game of three or more blocked shots in her career
  • Led by Jordyn Hilgemann who tied her career high in scoring for the second consecutive game with 12 points, the Northern State bench accounted for 22 points in the game

 

NORTHERN STATE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Laurie Rogers: 18 points, 13 rebounds, 4 blocks
  • Jordyn Hilgemann: 12 points, 2-3 3-pointers
  • Kailee Oliverson: 10 points, 2 blocks