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Dec. 1, 2018Game | Basketball

Northwest 67, Nebraska Christian 48

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Northwest Missouri State earned back-to-back wins for the first time this season as they downed Nebraska Christian College 67-48 Saturday afternoon.

NCC knotted the game 16-16 early in the second quarter, but Northwest (3-4) held them scoreless during the following five minutes en route to a 14-0 run.

The Bearcats forced 22 Sentinel turnovers while limiting themselves to a season-low six giveaways in the win.

Jaelyn Haggard paced Northwest with 21 points, five steals and three assists.

Kendey Eaton added 15 points, and Kaylani Maiava reached double-digits with 10 points.

Erika Schlosser also passed out a career-high nine assists.

Northwest will open MIAA play Thursday evening against the undefeated Lincoln Blue Tigers. Pregame on KXCV 90.5 and KRNW 88.9 starts at 5:10pm, followed by tipoff at 5:30pm.