Sunday, January 07, 2001

NKU's undefeated seasons end


Women and men lose at Southern Indiana

The Cincinnati Enquirer

        EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Natalie Glaser scored seven of her 14 points during a 20-4 run late in the second half Saturday night as the University of Southern Indiana rallied to upset top-ranked Northern Kentucky University 72-62.

        The loss snapped a 34-game winning streak for NKU, which dropped to 10-1 overall (4-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference). The Norse built a 49-42 lead with 8:42 remaining in the game when Bridget Flanagan made a 3-point shot, but USI (10-1, 4-1 GLVC) used a 20-4 run to take a 62-53 advantage.

        The Lady Eagles converted 28 of 37 free throws and won the rebounding battle 36-28. NKU entered the game ranked No.1 in the NCAA Division II poll, and USI was No.21.

        Michele Tuchfarber (Mount Notre Dame) led NKU with 19 points. Michelle Cottrell (Boone County) added 11 points.

        NORTHERN KENTUCKY - Cottrell 3 5 11, Jenson 2 0 6, Cowens 1 0 3, Livingstone 3 0 6, Tuchfarber 8 0 19, Mobley 2 2 6, Flanagan 2 2 8, Polosky 1 0 3. Totals: 22 10 62.

        SOUTHERN INDIANA - Glaser 2 10 14, Prewett 4 0 11, Nations 1 0 2, Miller 0 3 3, Moore 2 5 11, Wooley 2 0 5, Hughes 1 0 3, Stuckman 4 6 14, Irwin 4 1 9. Totals: 20 28 72.

        Halftime: NKU 28, USI 28. 3-pointers: NKU-Jenson 2, Tuchfarber 3, Flanagan 2, Polosky 1; SI-Moore 2, Wooley 1, Hughes 1. Records: NKU 10-1 (4-1 GLVC), SI 10-1 (4-1).

        Men: Southern Indiana 90, NKU 75 -

        Southern Indiana, ranked No.3 nationally in the NCAA Division II poll, shot 57.4 percent (35-of-61) from the field against No.4 NKU (13-1, 4-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference).

        USI (11-0, 5-0) shot 57.4 percent from the field and led by as many as 24 points in the second half. Marlowe Currie scored 27 points to lead the Screaming Eagles.

        NKU made just two of its 22 3-point attempts and shot 39.2 percent (29-of-74) from the field. Carl Mitchell scored 19 points for the Norse.

        USI led 40-29 at halftime after holding NKU to 28.6 percent shooting (10-of-35) from the field in the first half. The Eagles used a 22-5 run midway through the second half to build a 75-51 lead.

        NORTHERN KENTUCKY — Clark 3-11 1-4 7, Sanders 1-12 3-3 5, Norwell 5-6 1-5 11, Conley 7-13 -13 15, Lawhon 2-8 0-0 6, Schaefer 0-0 0-1 0, Stowers 5-12 2-4 12, Mitchell 6-11 7-9 19, Wieber 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 29-74 15-29 75.

        SOUTHERN INDIANA — Givens 2-5 0-0 4, Currie 11-17 2-2 27, Robinson 2-6 0-3 4, Christon 4-8 6-7 15, Lyons 8-10 0-1 16, Brunson 2-3 2-2 8, Attebury 3-5 1-2 7, Carter 1-2 2-2 5, Arnold 0-0 0-0 0, Shy 0-1 0-0 0, Farmer 0-0 0-0 0, Green 2-4 0-2 4. Totals: 35-61 13-21 90.

        Halftime: USI 40, NKU 29. 3-pointers: NKU 2-22 (Sanders 0-6, Conley 0-3, Lawhon 2-7, Stowers 0-3, Mitchell 0-3); USI 7-13 (Currie 3-5, Christon 1-3, Lyons 0-1, Brunson 2-3, Carter 1-1). Records: NKU 13-1 (4-1 GLVC), USI 11-0 (5-0).

       



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