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Mt. Vernon Nazarene (Ohio)
(24)Indiana Wesleyan
Women's Basketball - Wed, Feb. 15, 2017

MARION, Ind. -- Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) stunned No. 24 Indiana Wesleyan University women’s basketball 71-69 on Wednesday night with a 16-3 run to close the game. MVNU trailed by 11 points but the run culminated in a 71-69 Cougar win that was capped by a game-winning 3-pointer with 14 seconds on the clock.

 

GAME VITALS

  • Score:  Indiana Wesleyan - 69   |   Mount Vernon Nazarene - 71
  • Records:  Indiana Wesleyan 17-12, 10-7 Crossroads League   |   Mount Vernon Nazarene 12-17, 6-11 Crossroads League
  • NAIA Top- 25 Rank:  Indiana Wesleyan - No. 24   |   Mount Vernon Nazarene - Not ranked
  • Location:   Luckey Arena   |   Indiana Wesleyan University   |   Marion, Indiana 
     

 

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INSIDE THE BOXSCORE

  • Carly Lange scored with 5:48 remaining in the fourth quarter as Indiana Wesleyan built a 66-55 victory. MVNU outscored IWU 16-3 the rest of the way. Indiana Wesleyan committed seven turnovers in that stretch.
  • The Wildcats committed 20 turnovers in the game, 16 coming in the second half.
  • The Indiana Wesleyan loss is the first to Mount Vernon Nazarene since MVNU joined the league in 2011-12. IWU had won the first 12 games in the league rivalry.

     

COACH FORAKER SAYS…

  • “We knew they would press and we worked against it. But when it got down to the pressure point we didn’t handle the ball well. That cost us the ball game. It’s the turnovers that did it. We didn’t execute well today.”
     


NEXT TIME OUT

  • Indiana Wesleyan ends the regular season on Saturday with a road contest at Spring Arbor (Mich.). Tip-off will be at 1 p.m.
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Mount Vernon Nazarene (Oh 12-17, 6-11CL1221182071
Indiana Wesleyan 17-12, 10-7 CL2319171069
Feb. 15, 2017
Marion, IN
Mount Vernon Nazarene (OhIndv. LeadersIndiana Wesleyan
#22 Sierra Basista - 23Points 2 Players (#2,#10) - 17
#50 Megan Beidelman - 9Rebounds #2 Kelsey Key - 8
#12 Dani Ellerbrock - 10Assists #10 Anna Imhoff - 5
Mount Vernon Nazarene (OhTeam StatisticsIndiana Wesleyan
48.3% (29 - 60) Field Goals % 53.2% (25 - 47)
55.6% (10 - 18) 3 Point Field Goals % 37.5% (6 - 16)
33.3% (3 - 9) Free Throws 86.7% (13 - 15)
27Rebounds 30
15Assists 12
11Turnovers 20
112nd Chance Pts 13
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