The Free Press, Mankato, MN


February 15, 2013

MSU women thump Upper Iowa 76-59

FAYETTE, IOWA — Steffaney Thomas scored 15 points as the No. 25-rated Minnesota State University women’s basketball team overwhelmed Upper Iowa 76-59 in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference game Friday.

Minnesota State shot 58.3 percent in the first half to open a 47-27 lead, then used a 26-14 run over the first 10 minutes of the second half to stretch the lead to 32.

Thomas scored 11 of her points in the first half. Ali Wilkinson finished the game with 12 points and seven rebounds, and Ashley Olson had nine points and seven assists.

Minnesota State shot 56.1 percent for the game, including 7 of 14 from 3-point range.

The Mavericks (19-4, 15-4 in Northern Sun) play at Winona State at 4 p.m. today.

Text Only | Photo Reprints

Latest auto racing news
Featured Ads
Live Moondogs coverage
Shane Frederick's Twitter updates
Chad Courrier's Sports Report
Latest NCAA basketball news
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
NDN Video
3 Questions with Gary Payton: Kevin Love, Andrew Wiggins and Derrick Rose Players Only: Marcus Mariota's Course Load at Oregon How We Almost Got Johnny Cowboy Donald Sterling Loses The Clippers For Good - @TheBuzzeronFox Franklin talks leaving Vandy Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX Michael Jordan OK With LeBron James Wearing No. 23? - @TheBuzzeronFox The Cornhuskers have gone...Loco? Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Byron Scott Reportedly New Head Coach Of Los Angeles Lakers - @TheBuzzeronFox SportsNite: Botched play Gruden: Full-speed practices key for fundamentals Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France College Football Playoff Prognosis: Notre Dame Fighting Irish College Football Playoff Prognosis: Nebraska Cornhuskers Jake Peavy traded from Red Sox to Giants Browns wants Johnny Football to buckle down How Losing Joe Bergeron Affects Texas What will Pierzynski bring to St. Louis? Cristiano Ronaldo -- TEAMING UP WITH LIL WAYNE ... Rapper Starting Sports Management Biz