|February 08, 2020||1st||2nd||3rd||4th||Final|
|Stats at a Glance||BSU||MSU|
|FG Percentage||.412 (21-51)||.464 (32-69)|
|3P FG Percentage||.571 (8-14)||.200 (2-10)|
|FT Percentage||.750 (12-16)||.667 (18-27)|
Zerr - 3
Zerr - 1
Dubois - 1
Wolhowe - 1
Heittola - 1
Bray - 1
Dubois - 1
Heittola - 1
MANKATO, Minn. (Taylor Center) -- Sophomore forward Claire Wolhowe went perfect from beyond the arc to lead the Bemidji State University women’s basketball team with 17 points in an 84-62 loss at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Saturday at the Taylor Center in Mankato, Minn.
Wolhowe tied a career-high five 3-pointers and went 6-of-8 overall from the field in the loss as the Beavers fall to 7-15 overall and 4-14 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference.
Sophomore forward Claire Wolhowe got the game going with back-to-back 3-pointers for BSU as both teams stayed within two possessions through the first 25 minutes of action. Wolhowe’s third 3-pointer of the game came with 4:51 before halftime that sparked a 14-3 run and BSU’s largest lead of the game. The Beavers went 5-of-7 from the field and forced four Mavericks turnovers over a 3:58 span to take a 36-30 lead.
Bemidji State’s lead was cut to two points at halftime and saw Minnesota State regain the lead less than one minute into the third quarter. Although BSU took the lead once more, MSU went on a run of 18-6 to go ahead by double figures. The Mavericks outscored the Beavers in the third quarter, 28-10, as BSU hit 30.8 percent of its shots with eight turnovers in the period.
Following Wolhowe in scoring was sophomore guard Trinity Myer with 14 points while sophomore guard Molly Wenner scored a career-high 12 points. Freshman center Rachael Heittola led BSU with nine rebounds while adding seven points.
The Beavers shot 41.2 percent (21-51) from the field and 57.1 percent (8-14) from beyond the arc but were outrebounded by the Mavericks, 42-33. BSU gave away a season-high 28 turnovers that led to 31 points for MSU.
Bemidji State travels for its final road weekend of the season Feb. 14-15 with a road trip against the University of Mary and Minot State University.
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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).