Minot State pulls away in second and fourth quarters to down BSU, 71-51

February 17, 20181st2nd3rd4thFinal
Bemidji State137191251
Minot State1315192471
Stats at a GlanceBSUWMINOT
FG Percentage.351 (20-57) .439 (29-66)
3P FG Percentage.125 (4-32) .133 (2-15)
FT Percentage.875 (7-8) .688 (11-16)
Offensive Rebounds818
Defensive Rebounds2130
Total Rebounds2948
Turnovers1812
Steals98
Bench Points1816
LeadersBSUWMINOT
PointsGartner - 18
Wald - 15
ReboundsRappe - 6
Flowers - 10
AssistsAppicelli - 3
Wald - 3
Clements - 3
StealsLarson - 2
DuBois - 2
Wald - 3
BlocksDuBois - 1
Zerr - 1
Payne - 1
Minot State pulls away in second and fourth quarters to down BSU, 71-51
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Minot State pulls away in second and fourth quarters to down BSU, 71-51

MINOT, N.D. (McDowell Activity Center) -- Sophomore guard Erica Gartner tied a career-high 18 points Saturday afternoon as Bemidji State University fell to Minot State University, 71-51, in Minot, N.D. The Beavers of BSU (4-22 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference) were taken down after being outscored in the second an fourth quarter Saturday night by the Beavers of MiSU (14-12, 11-11 NSIC).

Gartner scored 11 of her 18 points within the first five minutes of play, helping BSU to a 13-6 lead over MiSU. Minot State ended the first quarter on a 7-0 run to tie the game at 13-13 heading into the second quarter. Minot State went on to outscore Bemdji State in the second quarter, 15-7, to head into halftime with a 28-20 lead.

Both teams scored 19 points in the third quarter, leading to a 47-39 lead for Minot State heading into the final period. MiSU doubled up on BSU in the final period, 24-12, to secure the win Saturday night.

Gartner finished shooting 7-of-18 from the field to lead BSU with 18 points on the night. Junior forward Emma Rappe led the Beavers with six rebounds while starting for the first time this season.

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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).

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