The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 1, 2013

Wilkinson leads MSU over Mary

The Free Press

BISMARCK, N.D. — Ali Wilkinson scored six of her 13 points in overtime, leading the Minnesota State women’s basketball team to a 65-61 Northern Sun victory over Mary on Friday.

Wilkinson finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds for her seventh double-double of the season.

Aubrey Davis also had 13 points to lead the Mavericks, and Karlee Gengenbacher scored 11 points. Jamie Bresnahan finished with eight points and 10 rebounds.

Minnesota State led 35-23 at halftime, but Mary came back to tie the game 55-55 with six seconds remaining in regulation. The Mavericks’ last-second shot fell short.

Mary’s Ali Collins and Brittney Dietz each scored 12 points.

The Mavericks (15-4, 11-4 in NSIC) will play today at Minot State.