Feb 08, 2017
Mount Union used a 24-12 third-quarter surge to sink Muskingum on Wednesday night in Alliance, 81-72.
- Records: Muskingum (10-12 overall, 6-9 Ohio Athletic Conference), Mount Union (11-11 overall, 6-9 Ohio Athletic Conference)
- Location: Alliance, Ohio - The MAAC
Inside the Numbers
- Muskingum finished with five players in double-figures.
- Senior Mallory Taylor finished with a team-best 16 points, grabbing five rebounds.
- Juniors Olivia Besancon and Alexandra Carson both chipped in 12 points each.
- Junior Caitlyn Smith added 1o points and dished out a team-high four assists.
- Sophomore Dana Parkman scored 11 points for the Muskies.
- Muskingum ended the contest 25-for-61 (.410) from the field, including seven three-pointers.
- Mount Union was led by Abbey Bartoszewicz with a game-high 24 points.
- The Purple Raiders edged Muskingum in rebounds by a 41-33 margin.
- Muskingum entered the break leading 39-34 after outscoring the Purple Raiders 25-15 in the opening period.
- Mount Union erased the halftime deficit outscoring the Muskies 24-12 in the third frame to claim the 58-51 advantage.
- The Purple Raiders used efficient free-throw shooting in the final minute to secure the win.
- Muskingum returns to action Saturday, February 11 at Otterbein. Tip-off is set for 3:00 p.m.