Written by Janae Rempel Friday, 11 January 2013 00:10
The Tabor College basketball teams went on the road Thursday, traveling to the University of Saint Mary. The Bluejay women remained undefeated in the KCAC with a 72-57 victory over the Spires to improve to 7-0, 11-6. The men, however, dropped to 5-2 in the KCAC, 6-10 overall after an 88-76 loss.
WOMEN - The Bluejays opened Thursday’s game with an impressive performance at both ends of the court, coach Shawn Reed said.
Shooting 65 percent from the field (17 of 26) in the first half, Tabor surged to a 45-23 lead at the break. Janelle Rust and Nikki Lewis each scored 10 points in the first half to lead the Bluejay attack.
The Bluejays came out of the locker room with a slow start, Reed said. Still, when the final buzzer sounded, Tabor enjoyed a 15-point lead to hold on for the victory.
MEN - The Bluejays dropped Thursday’s road game to top-ranked Saint Mary by a score of 88-76.
With the win, Saint Mary improved to 7-0 in the KCAC, 12-5 overall.
Individual stats not available at this time.