|December 07, 2019||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||BSU||MSUM|
|FG Percentage||.383 (18-47)||.500 (29-58)|
|3P FG Percentage||.375 (6-16)||.438 (7-16)|
|FT Percentage||.625 (15-24)||.913 (21-23)|
Dubois - 4
Zerr - 2
Heittola - 1
Green - 1
Brown - 1
MOORHEAD, Minn. (Nemzek Fieldhouse) -- The Bemidji State University women’s basketball team suffered an 86-57 loss at No. 22 Minnesota State University Moorhead on Saturday afternoon at the Nemzek Fieldhouse in Moorhead, Minn.
The Beavers fall to 4-3 overall and 1-2 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference after falling in the rebound battle, 43-20, and allowing the Dragons to shoot 29-of-58 from the field and 7-of-16 from 3-point range.
Sophomore guard Trinity Myer led the Beavers in scoring for the second straight game and the fourth time this season with 12 points, including going 8-of-12 from the free throw line. Four Beavers scored in double-figures, as sophomore forward Claire Wolhowe added 11 points, and junior guard Sydney Zerr and junior center Taylor Bray chipped in 10 points each.
Bemidji State came back from an early 2-6 deficit to trail by one before MSU Moorhead went on a 11-2 run to take control of the game with a double-digit lead. The Beavers were outscored the most in the first quarter, 12 points fewer than the Dragons, before heading into halftime trailing, 44-28. MSUM outscored BSU by just three points in the third quarter but pulled away in the fourth behind seven free throws, five field goals and 15 rebounds.
BSU went 18-of-47 shooting from the field and 6-of-16 from beyond the arc while sinking 15-of-24 free throws. The Beavers allowed 14 points off a season-low 10 turnovers but gave up 17 second-chance points to the Dragons.
Bemidji State opens its conference home schedule Dec. 13-14 with interdivisional games against Wayne State College and 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).