MSU shot 42.9 percent in the first half but hit serven 3-pointers. All 11 players have scored with Gengenbacher and Johnson leading at 7.
MSU band in the house again tonight. Key to good atmosphere. However, student section pretty light.
MSU has opened 61-41, Gengenbacher with 15 points, eight in the first 7 minutes of second half.
MSU coach Thiesse just got hit with T. First that I can remember for her.
MSU leads 75-55 with 4:33 to play. Kind of uneventful game.
Back in 25 minutes for men's game.
Monaghan 3 ties it at 3 aftr 3 minutes. Thats a lot of 3s
Minot State fan behind me yels at "Zach" when it was Tanner Adler taking the free throws. Love the uninformed.
MSU hist five straight FTs, leads 8-5 at 16:00
First TO, MSU up 12-7 at 14:50
Monaghan second 3, MSU up 15-7
Adler with two straight 3s, MSU up 23-15 at 13:00
Another 3 for Adler. Minot State fan is beside himself
MSU already has 5 3s in eight minutes
MSU has made 10 of 13 shots so far, with 6 of 7 from 3-point range. Lead 33-20 at 9:56 of first half.
Adler hist fourth 3, up 41-27
Thats 9 3-pointers in first half, MSU leads 44-33 with 4:41 til halftime
Getting pretty physical out there. Could be nuts pretty soon.
Big dunk by Marei, MSU up 49-36 with 1:43 til half
Adler leads MSU with 18, 5 of 6 from 3. Monaghan with 7 points and 9 assists
Wooten picks up 3rd foul, Hanks in
Monaghan's 10th assist is dunk for O'Brien
Minot is hanging around, matching every MSU bucket. 62-56 with 15:00 to play
Monaghan has three 3s this half, MSU up 65-56 at 14:57.
MSU is 15 of 21 from 3-point record. Program record is 16 made 3-pointers.
Good game so far, MSU forgetting about the inside passes, settling for 3s. But they're 15 of 24 fromdistance so that's worked some, too. MSU leads 74-70 with 9:42 to play
Both team shooting 54 percent from the field, Minot is 10 of 13 shooting in second half.
It's a one-point game, MSU in battle.
Monaghan with 3, ties school record with 16 for team
Thats 18 3s for MSU. Northern Sun record is 20
Minot won't go away. Long 3 makes it 90-83, 4:30
Stat correction, MSU has just 17 3s, still a program record
Monaghan has 25 points, 6 3-pointers and 14 assists
MSU hitting FTs down the stretch, lad 95-85, 2:20
Getting fun, wiht controversial calls and video replays. Two teams playing very well.
Moorhead leading Winona 82-80 with 2 sec to play
Thanks for following, time to go to work.