Sunday, December 30, 2001

No. 1 NKU women lose to Ferris State




        Debbie Killips scored 18 points and made the go-ahead basket with less than a minute remaining as Ferris State upset top-ranked NKU 70-65. Killips' basket gave Ferris State a 65-63 lead with 54 seconds remaining. The Bulldogs (6-3) then made five free throws in the final 32 seconds to seal the upset over NKU (8-2), the nation's No.1 team in the NCAA Division II poll.

        NKU's Michelle Cottrell (Boone County) picked up her 43rd career double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds. , but the Norse made just 35.3 percent of their shots.

        NORTHERN KENTUCKY (65) — Mobley 0 1 1, Polosky 2 1 5, Cottrell 9 7 25, Smith 4 2 12, Flanagan 4 2 10, Burrows 1 1 3, Schubeler 3 1 7, Sterling 1 0 2. Totals: 24 13 65.

        FERRIS STATE (70) — Brogger 4 6 15, Horwitz 7 3 17, Killips 7 3 18, DeMartin 7 2 16, Duesing 0 2 2, Platz 1 0 2. Totals: 26 16 70.

        Northern Kentucky ....... 31  34—65

        Ferris State ....... 33  37—70

        3-pointers: N-Smith 2, Flanagan 2, F-Brogger 1, Killips 1. Records: N 8-2, F 6-3.

       



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