Monday, November 10, 2008

Gophers Slay Dragons

#2 posting 11.10.2008
your daily dose of girls basketball news & information

Minnesota beat MSU Moorhead 75-49. Kay Sylva led the Gophers with 14 points. First year players Jackie Voigt (Park-Cottage Grove), Kiara Buford (St. Paul Central), and Brianna Mastey (Becker) had 13, 11 and 11 for Minnesota. Katie Walden and Angie Jetvig (both from Hawley) had 17 and 16 for the Dragons.
The MN Daily calls the game promising since Emily Fox didn't play.
Community Hoops has post game audio.

Iowa beat Upper Iowa 74-54. Wendy Ausdemore (TriCenter, IA) had 17 points for the Hawkeyes. Melissa Fitz (Minneapolis SW) had 17 for UIU.
Playing time was balanced as much as possible. From the Daily Iowan.
JoAnn Hamlin returned from a stress fracture in the foot. From the Des Moines Register and Cedar Rapids Gazette.

Wisconsin beat UW River Falls 71-38. Jamie Russell (Rock Hill, IL) had 15 to lead the Badgers. Tara Steinbauer (Bloomington Kennedy) had 12 points and Rae Lin D'Alie (Waterford, WI) had 11 for Wisconsin. Kelli Hilt (Lakeville North) had 11 for RF.
The Badgers used their size, speed and quickness to their advantage. From the Wisconsin State Journal.

Penn State beat California PA 90-56. Janessa Wolff (Park Rapids) had 16 points for PSU.

Michigan State beat Grand Valley State 88-44. Cetera Washington (Kalamazoo Loy Norrix) had 15 points for MSU. Elizabeth Van Tiflin (Saginaw Heritage) had 14 points for GVSU.

Illinois beat Southern Illinois Edwardsville 68-53. Jenna Smith (Bloomington Kennedy) had 23 points for the Illini.

#23 Purdue beat OGBR Legends 68-50. Lakisha Freeman (Saginaw Arthur Hill) had 11 points for Purdue.

Iowa State beat Western Missouri 80-55. Heather Ezell (Springfield Kickapoo, MO) had 18 points for ISU. Amanda Nisleit (Woodbury) had 2 points for the Cyclones.
The Cyclones hit 14 3s on the day. From the Des Moines Register.

South Dakota State beat SW MN State 91-49. Maria Boever (Worthington) had 23 points for SDSU. Sara Leidall (Rochester Century) had 14 points for SW.

Eastern Michigan beat Marygrove 96-56. Tavelyn James (Detroit Mumford) had 10 points for EMU.

Oakland beat Western Ontario 87-64. Melissa Jeltema (Grand Rapids Christian), Jessica Pike (Clawson, MI) and April Kidd (Grand Rapids Central) each had 16 points for the Grizzlies.

Hope hopes to give no hope to others thanks to their defense. From the Grand Rapids Press.

Montana State Northern beat Minot State 80-57. Lashay Bagsby (Bakersfield, CA) had 20 for MSU. From the Minot Daily News.

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