Nov. 29, 2001

NKU POSTS 66-53 WIN OVER INDY

Norse (4-0) extend home win streak to 27

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Michelle Cottrell scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds Thursday night as the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team defeated the University of Indianapolis, 66-53, in Regents Hall.

Cottrell recorded her 39th career double-double as NKU improved to 4-0 overall, 3-0 in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Cottrell now has 1,801 career points, and she needs just 83 points to pass Peggy Vincent (1,883 points) and become NKU’s all-time career scoring leader.

Amy Mobley added 10 points for NKU, which made 51.1 percent of its shots from the field. The Norse won the rebounding battle by a 36-24 margin and limited Indianapolis (2-2, 2-1 GLVC) to 40.4 percent shooting from the field.

The Norse extended their Regents Hall win streak to 27 consecutive games. NKU has not lost at home since Jan. 8, 2000, when Bellarmine posted a 76-72 win against the Norse in Regents Hall.

NKU has won 13 consecutive games against Indianapolis. The last time Indianapolis defeated NKU was during the 1995-96 season at Nicoson Hall, when the Greyhounds pulled out a 74-64 victory against the Norse.

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