Dec 08, 2019 3:49 AM

Northwest Missouri State women let halftime lead slip away, lose at UCM

Posted Dec 08, 2019 3:49 AM

WARRENSBURG, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri Bearcats fall to 5-4 (1-1 MIAA) after losing to the Central Missouri Jennies 70-50. After getting off to a fast start which gave them a 37-36 lead at the half, the Bearcats struggled to find the basket in the second half, shooting only 3-28 in the second half. 

Kendey Eaton scored 16 points and was the only Bearcat to score in double figures. Jayna Green led the team with 6 rebounds. Paityn Rau had two blocks in the game, which led all players. 

Morgan Fleming led the Jennies with 26 points. Nija Collier had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Morgan VanHyfte also had double digit rebounds with 11. 

Northwest will be back in action next at the Malika Sports Christmas Classic, in Honolulu, Hawaii on December 19 against Alaska Anchorage. 

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