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WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
SUPERIOR, Wis. – The UMN Morris women’s basketball team (8-7, 4-3 UMAC) dropped an 80-60 decision at UW-Superior (10-5, 6-1 UMAC) Sunday afternoon. Senior Abby Van Kempen scored 17 points and tallied 11 rebounds for her third double-double of the season.

HOW IT HAPPENED
The Yellowjackets controlled the game from early on as they built a 17-4 lead over the Cougars midway through the first.
The Cougars battled back to bring the deficit to 19-13 after the first quarter.
UW-Superior was able to take a double-digit lead early in the second quarter and then took a 39-24 lead into halftime.
After a pair of free throws from Van Kempen brought the game within seven points with 3:18 to play in the third, the Yellowjackets used an 11-1 run to lead 58-41 after three quarters of play.
The Yellowjackets held on to the double-digit lead in the fourth quarter as they picked up an 80-60 victory over the Cougars.
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NOTABLES
Mia Wassink finished the game with 14 points and seven rebounds.
The Cougars made a season-high 26 free throws Sunday.

UP NEXT
The Cougars are back in action on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 7:15 p.m. at Martin Luther in New Ulm, Minnesota.


MEN’S BASKETBALL
SUPERIOR, Wis. – The University of Minnesota Morris men’s basketball team (4-11, 1-6 UMAC) dropped an 89-63 decision at conference-leading Wisconsin-Superior (10-6, 7-0 UMAC) Sunday afternoon.

HOW IT HAPPENED
After trading baskets early on in the game, the two teams were tied at 10-all with 15:40 to go in the first half.
With the score tied at 10 points, the Yellowjackets went on a 10-0 run to take a 20-10 lead over the Cougars.
The Cougars then went on a 10-2 run to bring the game within two points at 22-20 with just over eight minutes to play in the opening half.
With the first half in the books, the Yellowjackets held a 39-33 over the Cougars.
It was all UW-Superior early on in the second half as they used a 17-0 run to build a 56-33 over the Cougars with 15:19 to play in regulation.
The Cougars were unable to respond to the early Yellowjackets surge as the UW-Superior finished the game with an 89-63 victory.

NOTABLES
Ian Carlin led the Cougars with 12 points.
Nick Peterson secured seven rebounds to lead the Cougars.

UP NEXT
The Cougars are back in action on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 5:30 p.m. at Martin Luther in New Ulm, Minnesota.

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