Ind. - Jessie Slack scored 19 points and dished out three assists
as Northern Kentucky University posted a 53-40 win at Saint Joseph’s
College on Saturday afternoon.
added 14 points, seven rebounds and five assists as NKU improved
to 23-2 overall, 14-2 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Kendra
Caldwell finished with 10 points and six rebounds for the Norse,
who are ranked fourth nationally in the NCAA Division II poll.
(0-25, 0-13 GLVC), which has lost 45 consecutive games during the
past two seasons, held a 25-22 lead early in the second half. NKU
responded with a 13-0 run to take a 35-25 advantage on Slack’s
basket with 11:31 remaining in the game.
scored five points during the NKU spurt, while Slack and Caldwell
each netted four points.
NKU will play
host to Bellarmine in Regents Hall on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The
Norse conclude the regular season Saturday when Lewis visits Regents
NKU can clinch
the GLVC East Division title outright by winning both games. The
Norse hold a one-game lead over Wisconsin-Parkside in the GLVC East.
Quincy is 15-1
and leads the GLVC West. The Lady Hawks can clinch the overall No.
1 seed and right to host the GLVC Tournament by defeating Drury
next Saturday at Quincy, Ill.