Tourney title goes to Baker
BLAIR, Neb. A second-half comeback by the Baker University women brought the Wildcats the tournament title in the Dana College Invitational here Saturday.
Dakota State had taken a 38-35 halftime lead in the title contest, but the Wildcats answered by outscoring Dakota State 40-34 in the second half to post a 75-72 victory.
Angie Miller led the Wildcats with 19 points and Monique Everett added 14.
Baker had qualified for the championship game by beating host Dana College 69-58 on Friday. Nannette Lowe topped the scoring for BU with 18 points. Everett and Amber Zenger each added 12 points and Theresa Yetmar chipped in with 10.
Everett was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament. She and teammate Cory Shoaf were named to the all-tournament team.
Next action for the Baker women is tonight at St. Mary's. The Wildcats will play host to Haskell Indian Nations University Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Collins Center.
Prior to the tournament, Baker played a home game Nov. 14 against Sterling and took a 68-57 loss. Miller led the scoring in that one with 16 points. Shoaf added 12 points and Triece Baker had 11. Amber Koblitz topped the rebounding with seven and Miller had six. Everett contributed nine assists and three steals.