|Feb. 4, 2017|
|Ottawa (Kan.)||Indv. Leaders||Tabor (Kan.)|
|#3 Kaylee Williams - 18||Points||#23 Morgan Ediger - 14|
|#24 Jessica King - 9||Rebounds||#32 Tena Loewen - 9|
|3 Players - 1||Assists||8 Players - 1|
|Ottawa (Kan.)||Team Statistics||Tabor (Kan.)|
|35.6% (16 - 45)||Field Goals %||41.2% (21 - 51)|
|33.3% (4 - 12)||3 Point Field Goals %||42.9% (6 - 14)|
|50% (5 - 10)||Free Throws||85.7% (18 - 21)|
|2||2nd Chance Pts||4|
HILLSBORO, Kan. – The OU women's basketball team fell to no. 18 Tabor College 66-41 in Tabor Gymnasium on Saturday night.
Tabor opened the game with a 9-3 lead over the Braves. OU responded by scoring six straight points, tying the game at 9-9 with 4:24 left in the quarter. Tabor responded by scoring five straight, taking a 14-9 lead.
OU again cut into the deficit, a 3-pt field by Madi Stewart put the Braves within 16-15 at the 1:47 mark. The Bluejays though scored the next four points to increase their lead to 20-15 with 41 seconds left in the quarter. Stewart hit a basket with 17 seconds on the clock to put the Braves within 20-17 headed into the second.
The Braves scored the first five points of the quarter, taking a 22-20 lead on a 3-pt field goal by Stewart. Two free throws by TC's Taylor Deniston tied the game at 22-22 with 6:55 left in the half. A basket by Kaylee Williams broke the tie, giving OU a 24-22 lead.
Tabor responded by retaking the lead and increasing it to 27-24. Jessica King's basket with 3:26 on the clock put OU within one point, 27-26. Tabor though finished the half on an 8-0 run, taking a 35-26 lead into the locker room.
Tabor increased its lead to 43-28 at the start of the quarter. A jumper by Williams cut the deficit to 43-30. The Bluejays though maintained their double digit lead the rest of the quarter, leading 47-32 headed into the fourth.
The Bluejays increased their lead to 23 points, 55-32 with 8:15 left in the contest. OU was not able to rally, falling to Tabor 66-41.
Inside the box score
The Braves shot 35.6 percent from the floor, 33.3 percent from behind the 3-pt line, and 50 percent from the free throw line. OU was led in scoring by Kaylee Williams with 18 points on 7-for-16 shooting from the floor. Madi Stewart scored 10 points. Ashley Romig led OU with six rebounds.
Who is Next?
OU (16-10, 12-6) is in Wilson Field House on Thursday, Feb. 9 against no. 14 Friends University. Game time is set for 6:00 p.m.