#20 Blue Hawks Fall to #8 University of Jamestown, 74-62

#20 Blue Hawks Fall to #8 University of Jamestown, 74-62

DICKINSON, ND- The Dickinson State University Women's Basketball team lost to the University of Jamestown on Saturday night in Scott Gymnasium.

The University of Jamestown outscored Dickinson State in every quarter except the fourth quarter. The largest lead for the Jimmies came in the third quarter when they led the Blue Hawks by 20. Dickinson State's largest lead in the game came in the first quarter when the Blue Hawks were up by three.

Dickinson State scored nine points in the first and second quarters while the Jimmies scored 13 in the first quarter and 18 in the second quarter to take a 31-18 lead into halftime.

The Blue Hawks shot 24 percent from the field and were 0/8 from three point land in the first half while the Jimmies shot 41 percent from the field and 31 percent from three.

The University of Jamestown put up 42 points in the third quarter to the Blue Hawks 22 and Dickinson State followed with 22 points in the fourth quarter to the Jimmies 19.

Dickinson State finished the game shooting 38 percent from the field, 20 percent from three and 59 percent from the line with 48 rebounds, 12 assists, 24 turnovers, four blocks and nine steals.

The Jimmies finished the game shooting 42 percent from the field, 35 percent from three and 64 percent from the line with 30 rebounds, 10 assists, 12 turnovers and 12 steals.

Janniqua Thomas led the Blue Hawks with 22 points while Megan Klein added 12 points with 17 rebounds. Ashley Bentz finished the game with 10 points in the Blue Hawk loss.

Jessica Buch had a game high 23 points for the Jimmies and pulled down 10 rebounds. Krya Dewald finished with 18 points while Kaeli Kraska added 16 points in the Jimmie victory.

Dickinson State is now 19-7 overall and 7-3 in NSAA play.

The Blue Hawks will host Presentation College on Wednesday night in Scott Gymnasium at 5:30 PM (MDT) on Senior Night before traveling to Dakota State University on Saturday to finish out the NSAA regular season.

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