Doane Claws Back to Defeat Warriors
Doane spotted Midland Lutheran a 16-2 lead and had to battle back to pull out a victory over the Warriors 73-59 in the First Round of the GPAC Tournament. With the win, Doane (20-9) advances to the Quarterfinal Round to face Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, on Thursday.
MLC shot 41.2 percent from the floor in the first half while converting 7-of-17 three-point attempts. Doane was limited to 33.3 percent from the floor. Midland Lutheran led 35-27 at halftime.
The second half was a different story as Doane shot 60 percent and MLC shot 27.3 percent. The Warriors did not convert a three-point attempt while Doane was 6-of-7 from behind the arc.
The Tigers were paced by Lindsay Anderson's 22 points. Alissa Holland added 15 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks while Ashley Howard scored 13 points and dished out four assists. Jamie Jensen came off the bench to add 11 points.