After a second back to back victory, the Minnesota State Women’s Basketball Team shut down both Minnesota Crookston 85-50 and the Bemidji State Beavers 90-48 with ease.
Overall, the Mavericks have won 14 games and lost 2 this season. Within the NSIC, they are 10-2.
In the first period, MSU put up a lot of distance between them and Bemidji State with a score of 20-10. Minnesota State sophomore, Destinee Bursch, put the game at a different pace. Bursch scored 20 points, making 8 out of 11 FG, including connecting on both of her three pointer attempts.
In the second post, the Mavs outscored BSU with a score of 20-3. Minnesota State junior, Joey Batt, put 15 points into the overall score while also capturing a handful of rebounds.
By half time, MSU secured a lead of 27 points, with a score of 40-13. With that, they left the Beavers in the dust with another half yet to be played. Meanwhile Minnesota State freshman, Natalie Bremer, put double digits onto the MSU scoreboard, contributing 12 points overall.
With the help of all 14 players who hit the court adding to the score, the Mavericks came out with a dominating win over the Beavers. The final score was 90-48, putting the Beavers at a 5-11 record.
The Mavs now have finished their fourth consecutive game on the road. Next week they are going to travel to Aberdeen, S.D. There they will take on Northern State which is scheduled Friday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 pm.
Write to Ayan Muhammad at Ayan.Muhammad@mnsu.edu
Header Photo: MSU Women’s Basketball team wins on the road after defeating Minnesota Crookston 85-50 Friday, Jan. 13 and Bemidji State 90-48 Saturday, Jan 14. (Dylan Engel/The Reporter)