Women’s Basketball Falls in Overtime At South Dakota

first_img Preview Buy Tickets Live Stats 1350 ESPN Des Moines ESPN3 PDF Box Score Monahan made two free throws with 21 seconds left in regulation as Drake held a 81-77 lead. But South Dakota followed with a three-pointer that cut the deficit to one. Becca Hittner was fouled but made just 1-of-2 free throws that extended Drake’s lead back to two points. The Bulldogs rebounded the Coyotes miss on the next possession but turned it back over as USD forced a jump ball and held the arrow that led to Arens’ buzzer-beater. South Dakota’s (3-0) Monica Arens banked in a runner in the lane at the buzzer of regulation that force overtime with the score 82-82. Chloe Lamb started extra time with a three-pointer for the Coyotes but it was quickly answered by Drake (2-1) redshirt sophomore Kierra Collier own three. HTML Box Score Story Links Collier scored a career-high 27 points for Drake. Sara Rhine finished with her third-straight 20-plus performance with 23 points. Brenni Rose recorded her first career points/assists double-double with 15 points and a career-high 10 assists. Monahan added 14 points while Allie Wooldridge scored eight points off the bench. Arens grabbed an offensive rebound on South Dakota’s next possession that allowed a Coyotes layup to go up two points. The teams then each had empty possessions before Monahan missed one of two free throws that made the score 87-86 USD. However, it would be as close as the Bulldogs could get as Ciarra Duffy made a pair of free throws and Chloe Lamb hit a three-pointer as the Coyotes pulled away and kept Bulldogs at bay making 10-of-12 free throws down the stretch. Drake and South Dakota traded baskets at the start of the game before the Bulldogs ripped off a 10-0 scoring run helped by forcing five Coyotes’ turnovers. Drake, which led by as many as 14 points in the opening quarter, went cold for a spell that allowed South Dakota pull to five points, 22-17, at the end of the quarter. Watch Livecenter_img Creighton 11/16/2019 – 6 PM Next Game: Drake started the third quarter on fire, pushing its lead up to 17 points at the 7:45 mark with Monahan’s short jumper. However, South Dakota answered with a 12-0 run that forced a timeout by Drake head coach Jennie Baranczyk. Following the timeout, Collier kept the possession alive and found Rhine for a huge bucket that stopped the Coyotes’ run. VERMILLION, S.D. – In a matchup of espnW’s top mid-major women’s basketball teams the South Dakota Coyotes rallied for a 102-94 overtime win over Drake University Wednesday night at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Full Schedule Roster Despite several Bulldogs battling foul trouble, including Hittner and Rhine, they held off the Coyotes in the second quarter helping lead 47-37 at halftime. In the period, Collier scored nine, Monahan knocked down two threes for six points and Wooldridge had eight points. With little time left in the third quarter, Rose rebounded her own miss and found Hittner, who hit a short jumper to give Drake a 65-62 lead going into final quarter. Drake welcomes a familiar foe Saturday night to the Knapp Center when longtime rival Creighton visits. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. and the game will be streamed on ESPN3.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more

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