DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Women's Basketball team easily handled Trinity Bible College 86-45 Saturday night in Scott Gymnasium.
The Blue Hawks outscored the Lions 17-13 in the first quarter and 26-11 in the second quarter to take a 43-24 lead into halftime. Dickinson State shot 43 percent from the field and 42 percent from three in the first half while Trinity Bible shot 30 percent from the field and 42 percent from three.
In the third quarter, the Blue Hawks scored 27 points while holding the Lions to only three points. Trinity Bible then outscored the Blue Hawks 18-16 in the fourth quarter but fell to the Blue Hawks 86-45.
Dickinson State shot 46 percent from the field, 39 percent from three and 60 percent from the line in the win. Trinity Bible shot 26 percent from the field, 35 percent from three and 78 percent from the line in the loss to the Blue Hawks.
The Blue Hawks hauled in 57 rebounds with 24 assists, 14 turnovers, eight blocks and nine steals while the lions grabbed 28 rebounds with seven assists, 23 turnovers, two blocks and nine steals in the loss.
Dickinson State is now 8-2 and 0-0 NSAA. The Blue Hawks open their NSAA schedule on Tuesday, December 15th when they host Waldorf College at 5:30 PM (MDT) in Scott Gymnasium.