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Lady T’s snap four-game losing streak with 84-46 rout at Trinity Bible (N.D.)
November 15, 2012
ELLENDALE, N.D. – Dakota State Lady T's basketball team shot a blazing 54.7 percent from the field to defeat Trinity Bible 84-46 Thursday evening at Ray Ulmer Fieldhouse. With the victory, the Lady T's snapped their four-game losing streak.
Dakota State improved their overall record to 2-4. Trinity Bible dropped to 3-2 overall record.
The Lady T's held the Lions to 18.8 percent shooting (6-for-32) in the first-half as DSU raced to a 38-16 halftime advantage. Dakota State was 14-for-29 from the field (48.3 percent) in the first twenty minutes of the game.
DSU outscored Trinity Bible 48-31 in the final 20 minutes of the game. The Lady T's shot 15-for-24 (62.5 percent) from the field compared to the Lions' 42.9 percent (12-for-28).
Courtney Hamblin scored 15 points for the Lady T's. She was 7-for-8 from the field. Alyssa Drooger added 11 points off the bench with her 5-for-5 shooting from the field. Courtney Hulstein had 10 points. Katy Pillar had eight points and pulled down six rebounds. Yui Onodera dished out four assists. Kylie Westover recorded eight points and produced three assists.
For Trinity Bible, Aaren LaRose scored 13 points off the bench on her 5-for-13 shooting from the field. Treva Nutter added 12 points. Shianne Montgomery recorded 10 points and five steals. Kayla Droste earned four boards.
The Lady T's converted 29 field goals in 53 attempts in the game. Trinity Bible was 18-for-60 from the field (30 percent).
DSU made 14 free-throws in 16 attempts (87.5 percent) while the Lions were 4-for-6 from the free-throw line (66.7 percent).
Dakota State outrebounded Trinity Bible 39-29.
The Lady T's outscored the Lions 34-18 inside the paint.
DSU steps out of the regular-season play on Saturday, Nov. 24 as they play an exhibition game. Dakota State travels to the University of Sioux Falls in the battle of in-state rivals. Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. at the Stewart Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director