Sunday, December 7, 2003

Lewin's last-minute basket sends NKU to win


Area colleges

The Cincinnati Enquirer

KENOSHA, Wis. - Brian Lewin's basket with 27 seconds remaining gave Northern Kentucky University an 80-79 victory over Wisconsin-Parkside Saturday.

NKU (6-4, 3-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference) rallied from a 15-point deficit with 14:52 remaining by making eight of its 13 3-point attempts in the second half. Adam Howell scored all 14 of his points in the second half, and Mike Kelsey added 13 of his game-high 22.

Glenn Barlow converted one of two free throw attempts to put the Rangers (2-4, 0-3) ahead 79-78.

After a missed shot by UWP's Jerome King, Lewin scored the game winning basket on an assist from Sean Rowland.

Dean Pogodzinski's final shot fell out for the Rangers.

Mount St. Joseph 85, Bethany College (W.Va.) 61

The Lions overcame 12 first-half turnovers and Paul Volkerding scored 23 points for the Mount (5-1). Twelve MSJ players scored, including Robbie Noschang (12 points) and Kevin Darthard (10).

Bethany (4-3) was led by Mike Drahos' 27 points.

Wilmington 63, Heidelberg 61

WILMINGTON - Stephen Gee made a 3-pointer with 1:15 left to send the Quakers to victory.

David Guy had 18 points and Gee finished with 16 for Wilmington (1-4, 1-0 Ohio Conference), which trailed 34-17 at the half.

Women

Northern Kentucky 77, Wisconsin-Parkside 66

KENOSHA, Wis. - Sharell Snardon scored 21 points and grabbed six rebounds to lead Northern Kentucky (4-3, 2-2 Great Lakes Valley Conference).

Nikki Perkins added 14 points for the Norse, who shot 67.7 percent from the field.




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