Doane Defense Slows Wesleyan
Nebraska Wesleyan committed five turnovers in their first six possessions, allowing Doane to jump out to an 8-0 lead as the Tigers came away with a 79-50 victory over the Prairie Wolves. Doane forced 25 Prairie Wolf turnovers which led to 34 Tiger points.
The Tigers only led by 10 points at halftime but out-scored NWU by 19 in the second half. Doane used a second half rebound advantage to pull away, ending with a 36-33 edge.
Lindsay Anderson led all scorers with 16 points. She added four assists. Amy Fox and Alissa Holland added 14 points each. Fox had a game-high five assists. The Tigers shot 52 percent from the floor and 75 percent from the free throw line.
Nebraska Wesleyan was led by Sadie Struebing's 12 points. NWU shot 38.8 percent from the floor.
Doane will take on NAIA II No. 2 Northwestern College on Saturday, January 12, at 2:00 PM. The game can be heard on the Tiger Sports Network.