Friday, October 24, 2014

Lady Braves sweep Haskell

By The Herald Staff | 12/12/2012

The Ottawa University women’s basketball team earned a sweep over Haskell Indian Nations University and won its second straight game Monday in Wilson Field House.

Ottawa rallied to nip Haskell, 51-49.

The Ottawa University women’s basketball team earned a sweep over Haskell Indian Nations University and won its second straight game Monday in Wilson Field House.

Ottawa rallied to nip Haskell, 51-49.

The Lady Braves hit three free throws in the final 26 seconds for the victory. Amber Ramsey hit two charities with 26 seconds left to give Ottawa a 50-49 lead.

Shauna McClure hit one of two free throws for a 51-49 lead with 14 seconds remaining.

The game was tight throughout with seven ties and eight lead changes. Ottawa led 27-24 at halftime.

Ottawa opened the second half with a 4-0 spurt to grab its largest lead of the game at 31-24 with 19:21 left in the second half.

Haskell scored seven stright points to tie it at 31-31 and later took a 39-33 lead, the Indians’ largest lead with 11:42 remaining.

Ottawa tied it at 41-41 on a free throw by Morgan Boore. The lead switched back-and-forth over the final seven minutes.

The Lady Braves shot just 30 percent from the field, while Haskell shot 35 percent. The Indians finished with 18 turnovers.

Shauna McClure snapped out of a scoring slump with 18 points and two steals. She fired in four treys. Amber Ramsey had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. She also had six assists and three blocks.

Angelic Frazier had nine rebounds off of the bench and two blocked shots.

Ottawa (5-9) plays 6 p.m. Saturday in an exhibition game in Kansas City, Mo., against NCAA Division II opponent Rockhurst University.

Haskell (49) — Stands 1, Coriz 13, Begay 1, Jessepe 17, Keo 1, Logan 4, Salabiye 5, Buck 3, Williams 4.

Ottawa (51) — Dowell 2, Ramsey 10, Meier 9, McClure 18, Neptune 2, Grammer 4, Buckles 1, Boore 5.

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