Thursday, March 6, 2003

NKU women 71, Wis.-Parkside 67



Amy Mobley shot 7-of-10 from the floor, including 4-of-4 from 3-point range, to lead the second-seeded Norse past seventh-seeded Parkside in the first round of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament in Evansville, Ind.

NKU (21-6) jumped out to a 40-29 halftime lead, but Parkside (11-17) rallied with a 16-1 run in the second half to take a 54-52 lead.

The Norse then rallied with an 8-0 run keyed by four points from Sharell Snardon, and never trailed again. Snardon ended the game with 15 points and a career-high 13 rebounds.

The Norse play Quincy at 1 p.m. Friday in the semifinals.

UW-Parkside (11-17)--Nebel 7-20 1-2 20, Braier 5-7 0-2 11, Kromm 4-12 4-6 12, Pickering 2-7 0-0 4, Weir 5-14 2-2 13, Pruessing 1-3 0-0 2, Brunk 2-4 0-0 5, Nugent 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-67 7-12 67.

Northern Kentucky (21-6)--Myers 2-5 4-5 8, Mobley 7-12 4-4 22, Polosky 6-10 4-4 18, Burrows 0-3 0-1 0, Flanagan 1-9 1-2 4, Snardon 4-8 7-7 15, Phillips 0-0 0-0 0, Brock 0-1 4-4 4. Totals 20-46 24-27 71.

Halftime: Northern Kentucky 40-29. 3-point goals: UW-Parkside 8-23 (Nebel 5-13, Braier 1-3, Pickering 0-2, Weir 1-2, Brunk 1-3), Northern Kentucky 7-19 (Mobley 4-4, Polosky 2-6, Burrows 0-1, Flanagan 1-8). Rebounds: UW-Parkside 34 (Braier 11), Northern Kentucky 38 (Snardon 13). Assists: UW-Parkside 16 (Pickering 6), Northern Kentucky 15 (Polosky 4).




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