Monday, December 20, 1999

NKU wins Holiday semifinal




The Cincinnati Enquirer

        BAYAMON, Puerto Rico — Junior forward Adam Norwell scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds Sunday afternoon as Northern Kentucky University defeated Augustana (S.D.) College 77-69 in the semifinals of the Puerto Rico Holiday Classic.

        The championship game is 5p.m. today.

        Norwell, a graduate of Anderson High School, was 7-of-12 from the field. He also went 7-of-9 from the free- throw line.

        NKU (8-1) made 60 percent of its shots in the second half to rally from a 40-36 halftime deficit. The Norse also received 15 points from sophomore forward Craig Sanders and 14 from junior Craig Conley.

        AUGUSTANA (8-2): White 4-11 5-7 16; Evans 7-18 0-0 16; Hilgenberg 4-5 0-2 8; Walk 1-2 2-4 4; Burnison 7-13 0-0 14; Cotta 0-2 0-0 0; Sullivan 1-2 1-1 3; Dahl 2- 4 0-0 4; Gaulke 1-1 2-2 4. Totals 27-58 10-16 69.

        NKU (8-1): Sanders 5-9 4-4 15; Brewster 1-2 8-9 10; Wieber 1-3 0-0 2; Conley 5-7 4-5 14; Lawhon 1-2 2-2 4; Norwell 7-12 7-9 21; Stowers 1-3 2-2 4; Listerman 0-2 2-2 2; Marston 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 23-43 29-33 77.

        Halftime: AC 40, NKU 36. 3-pointers: NKU (Marston 1-2,Sanders 1-3, Lawhon 0-1, Conley 0-1, Listerman 0-1, Stowers 0-2), AC (White 3-9, Evans 2-5, Burnison 0-1 , Cotta 0-1, Dahl 0-1).

       



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