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Doane Holds On, Tops Kansas Wesleyan

Doane jumped out to an early lead and it proved to be enough as the Tigers held off Kansas Wesleyan, 81-71.  Doane built a 17 point lead in the first half only to see the Coyotes rally to tie the game with 6:52 remaining in the game.  The Tigers answered with an 8-0 run to regain the lead.

For the game, Doane shot 42-percent from the floor while hitting 10-of-23 3-point baskets.  The Tigers were also solid at the free throw line, hitting 19-of-24.  Kansas Wesleyan finished the game shooting 36-percent after a hot second half.  The Coyotes were 30-percent from the floor in the first half and 46-percent in the second half.  They hit 15-of-20 free throw attempts.

Amy Fox led the way for Doane with a double-double, 18 points and 16 rebounds.  She added three assists.  Lindsay Anderson posted 15 points, hitting 4-of-6 3-point attempts.  She added three assists and two steals.  Hannah Helman posted 11 points.

Kansas Wesleyan was led by Emily Luckenroth's 26 points, hitting 6-of-10 3-point attempts.  Kaylaen Dittmer added 12 points and four assists.

Doane out-rebounded the Coyotes 48-37 but committed 19 turnovers, five more the KWU.

Up Next
Doane will host MidAmerican Nazarene University on Saturday, November 8, at 3:30 PM.  The game can be heard on the Tiger Sports Network.