- LaTasha Henry and Laura McClintic combined for 50 points as the
Kentucky Wesleyan women’s basketball team posted a 74-66 win
over Northern Kentucky University on Thursday night.
30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for Kentucky Wesleyan, which improved
to 13-11 overall, 7-9 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Henry
was 10-for-19 from the field and 10-for-14 from the free-throw line.
down four 3-pointers and finished with 20 points as the Panthers
avenged a 65-44 loss at NKU last month.
scored 24 points to lead NKU, which dropped to 18-7 overall, 11-6
in the GLVC. The Norse led by as many as eight points in the first
half, but Kentucky Wesleyan rallied to tie the game at 35-all at
used an 18-4 run early in the second half to turn a 38-36 deficit
into a 54-42 lead with 13:35 left when McClintic buried a 3-pointer.
The Panthers took advantage of 14 offensive rebounds for a 15-3
edge in second-chance points.
The loss knocked
NKU out of first place in the GLVC East Division behind Indianapolis,
which defeated Lewis on Thursday. The Greyhounds are 11-5 in the
GLVC and lead NKU by one-half game.
scored 14 points for NKU, which will hit the road next week for
a Thursday game at Wisconsin-Parkside. Karen Brackman added nine
points for the Norse, who finish out their regular-season schedule
March 1 at Lewis.