Defensive pressure sinks Women's Hoops in 65-33 loss at Minnesota State

January 27, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Bemidji State9491133
Minnesota State1913191465
Stats at a GlanceBSUWMSU
FG Percentage.286 (12-42) .301 (22-73)
3P FG Percentage.154 (2-13) .333 (6-18)
FT Percentage.700 (7-10) .556 (15-27)
Offensive Rebounds629
Defensive Rebounds2925
Total Rebounds3554
Bench Points1622
PointsArrington - 10
Jordan - 17
ReboundsTEAM - 6
TEAM - 11
AssistsAppicelli - 3
Muth - 3
StealsBachmann - 1
Gartner - 1
Zerr - 1
Larson - 1
Adamich - 1
Muth - 5
BlocksDuBois - 1
Arrington - 1
Gartner - 1
Appicelli - 1
Larson - 1
Adamich - 1
Ziegler - 1
Defensive pressure sinks Women's Hoops in 65-33 loss at Minnesota State
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Defensive pressure sinks Women's Hoops in 65-33 loss at Minnesota State

MANKATO, Minn. (Taylor Center) -- Defensive pressure against the Bemidji State University women’s basketball team led to a 65-33 loss Saturday night at Minnesota State University, Mankato at Taylor Center in Mankato, Minn. The Beavers fall to 4-16 overall and 2-14 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference while the Mavericks improve to 8-14 overall and 6-10 in league play.

After Bemidji State tied the game at 7-7 midway through the opening quarter, Minnesota State began to apply pressure which led to a 12-2 run for the Mavericks to head into the second. BSU’s tough offensive output continued into the following quarter as the team totaled just four points, while MSU outrebounded Bemidji State, 27-19, and forced 12 turnovers in the opening half.

The second half continued like the first, as the Beavers were continually pressured and ended the game giving away 26 turnovers. Eighteen of the turnovers came by steals for the Mavericks as MSU controlled the pace for the remainder of the game.

Bemidji State shot 28.6 percent from the field, 15.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.0 percent from the free throw line compared to Minnesota State, which shot 30.1 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from long range and 55.6 percent from the charity stripe. The Mavericks won the rebound battle, 54-35, and also totaled 22 points off turnovers.

Bemidji State returns home for its final four games of the season, beginning Feb. 2-3 against Wayne State College and No. 8 Augustana University, at BSU Gymnasium.

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Nestled in Northern Minnesota’s wooded region and located on the shore of Lake Bemidji, Bemidji State University sponsors 15 varsity athletic programs with NCAA Division I men’s and women’s hockey membership in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, while its 13 NCAA Division II programs hold membership in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC).