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WBB Suffers a 58-44 Setback at Northern Illinois

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Release: February 16, 2012
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DEKALB, Ill. - The Ball State University women's basketball team (8-16, 3-9 MAC) suffered a 58-44 setback at Northern Illinois (12-12, 6-6 MAC) Thursday night at the Convocation Center.

The second half was much like the first, as the Huskies remained in control throughout the contest.  Northern Illinois shot 41 percent for the game while Ball State was held to a 33 percent field goal percentage. 

Northern Illinois started the game off with a quick three-pointer but Ball State answered back with a layup from senior forward Suzanne Grossnickle.  After that the Cardinals found themselves down by seven (16-19) at the 10:13 mark but managed to cut the Huskies lead to two (16-14) after a 5-0 run sparked by senior center Amber Crago with 8:07 left in the first half.

The Huskies regained its lead eventually building a 34-19 halftime edge over the Cardinals after Ball State was held to 24.0 percent from the field while Northern Illinois shot 48.0 percent for the half.

Sophomore guard Brandy Woody led Ball State in scoring with 13 points for the game while junior guard Mercedes Miller contributed seven.  Woody also led defensively with nine rebounds.

The Ball State women's basketball team hosts Central Michigan  Sunday at 2 p.m. in Worthen Arena.  The game will be televised on Sports Time Ohio.   To purchase tickets to the game, go to www.ballstatesports.com or call the ticket office at 1.888.BSU.TICKET.

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