MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – Sarah Newcomer had a career-high 20 points on six triples, while Chloe Doni beat the downstate Wildcats 72-55 on Saturday to beat the Ferris State Bulldogs. scored 30 points on The newcomer connected with 3 in each quarter, including personal 3 straights on back-to-back floors in the 2nd quarter, but 17 Wildcat turnovers to just 9 for the Bulldogs home his team. additional possessions, ultimately dooming Green and Gold. NMU shot 22-55 (40%) from the floor while FSU was 27-59 (45.8%). The newcomer had all six of his triples for the Wildcats, but his 0-10 was empty for the rest of the team. Ferris fired nine shots from beyond the arc.
Both teams connected on the first three attempts of the game, with Sarah Newcomer hitting for the ‘Cats and Chloe Idoni for the Bulldogs. It sets the tone for each team, as each becomes the team’s leading scorer. Chloe Idoni won her 7 of her 9 in her FSU first and helped build a 13-6 cushion. Bulldog sinks the lead into her double-digit sea at 18-8.
The NMU bucket went 18-10 after the quarter, and NMU struggled to keep hold of the ball, turning it over six times. Sarah Newcomer caught fire after the Bulldogs pushed it back to 10. She hit three consecutive triples as she descended the floor on her third in a row, trailing her at 30-25. reduced to 5. The newcomer suddenly rose to 14 points in her 4-5 clip from downtown.
NMU temporarily made it a one-possession game, but the Bulldogs scored the final two field goals of the first half to make the break score 36–29. His 14 points for Sarah Newcomer matched the ‘Cats’ pace, but his 20 points for Chloeidoni were an even bigger half.
Entering the second half, the newcomer came off the bench again, connecting with a triple and pulling within three points. However, the Bulldogs closed out the third quarter with 11 straight 3-triples with 10 minutes remaining to make him 54-40 the game. Another quarter, another Sarah his newcomer connection from across the arc, but the Bulldogs held strong at home on his court and he capped off a 72–55 win against the Wildcats.
The Wildcats will return to the Berry Event Center on Thursday, February 2nd to face the Saginaw Valley State Cardinals at 7:30 p.m.
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