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Jimmies defeat DSU in DAC women’s basketball action
January 21, 2011
JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The Dakota State University women's basketball team continued their DAC conference action on Friday night. The Trojans faced Jamestown College at the Civic Center. The Jimmies used their strong scoring runs in each half as JC defeated the Trojans 84-53.
DSU dropped their overall record to 5-12 and 1-5 in the DAC. Jamestown, receiving votes in the latest NAIA Division II Women's Basketball national poll, won their fourth straight game. The Jimmies raised their overall record to 14-4 and 4-2 in the conference.
JC opened the game with a 14-2 scorning tear in the first six minutes of the game. The Jimmies expanded their lead 41-21 with less than four minutes before intermission.
Dakota State closed the first half with seven straight points. The Trojans trimmed their deficit to 41-28 at halftime.
The Jimmies shot 51.6 percent from the field (16-of-31) in the first 20 minutes of the game. DSU went 12-for-28 from the field (42.9 percent).
JC started the second-half with a 21-8 run to extend their lead to 62-36 with less than 10 minutes left.
The Trojans were outscored 43-25 in the final 20 minutes of the game.
LaTasha Dowell had 12 points off the bench for Dakota State. She was perfect 6-for-6 from the field. Yui Onodera added 11 points. She was 3-for-5 from the 3-point arc. Kylie Westover grabbed four rebounds.
For Jamestown, Casey Geffre scored 20 points. She went 9-for-12 from the field, including 2-for-3 from the 3-point line. Bridget Schuneman added 13 points and grabbed nine rebounds. Amber Ramlo had 13 rebounds. Hannah Steele dished out seven assists.
The Jimmies shot 51.7 percent overall (30-for-58) from the field compared to Trojans’ 34.9 percent (23-for-66). DSU was 5-for-30 (16.7 percent) from the 3-point line. Jamestown made 11 3-pointers out of 28 attempts (39.3 percent).
JC suffered 18 turnovers in the game compared to the Trojans’ 13.
Dakota State looks to bounce back in the winning column on Saturday afternoon. The Trojans will face Valley City State to conclude their first-half of the DAC conference’s schedule. Tip-off is slated for 4 p.m. at the W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse in Valley City, N.D.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director