CROOKSTON, Minn. – Michigan Tech used a 14-0 third quarter run to tug away from Minnesota Crookston 82-62 Saturday afternoon at Lysaker Gymnasium. The Huskies avenged a Thursday night time loss and improved to 4-1 in non-conference play. The Golden Eagles fell to 0-4.
“Right now was an important bounce-back win,” stated head coach Sam Clayton. “Everybody contributed and got here in able to execute. Kate (Meister) had an important recreation and was very environment friendly together with her minutes.”
Katelyn Meister led the Huskies with 15 factors (6-10), six rebounds, and one steal. Ellie Mackay shot 50-percent and totaled 13 factors. Alex Rondorf grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds and 4 steals whereas including eight factors.
Minnesota Crookston scored the primary six factors of the afternoon, however Tech was efficient within the paint and assembled a 21-17 lead after the opening 10 minutes. Tessa Leece supplied a prompt the bench nearing the tip of the second quarter because the Huskies took a 39-30 benefit into the locker room.
Eleven gamers posted three or extra factors because the Huskies unfold the ground within the second half. Outscoring Minnesota Crookston 26-11 within the third body, Tech shot 58-percent from the sector and ran the rating to a 24-point margin.
Cruising into the fourth quarter, Emma Anderson supplied 9 factors on 4 baskets off the bench and freshman Soraya Timms confirmed off her athleticism within the lane.
The Huskies shot 48-percent general (34-71), together with 28-percent (7-25) from past the arc. Tech additionally took care of the basketball with 9 turnovers, eight steals, and 14 assists.
Emma Miller led the Golden Eagles in 4 classes, together with factors (15), rebounds (eight), assists (4), and steals (two). UMC completed 35-percent from the sector (23-65) and 8-for-29 from 3-point vary. Minnesota Crookston additionally dedicated 10 turnovers and handed 12 assists.
Michigan Tech (4-1) returns residence subsequent week to play two extra Northern Solar Convention opponents, starting with St. Cloud State Friday, November 25 at 3 p.m. Tech hosts Minnesota Duluth at SDC Gymnasium on Saturday, November 26 at 2 p.m.