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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Boag sisters too much to handle for BSU

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MINOT, N.D. -- Christina and Carly Boag combined to score 54 points for Minot State in a 94-84 win over BSU Saturday.

Christina led the way with 29 points and Carly added 25 to guide Minot State to its sixth win in its last seven games.

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Three-pointers from Hanna Zerr and Morgan Lee highlighted an 11-0 run that helped BSU gain an 11-4 lead after just three minutes of play.

A three-pointer from Christina Boag regained the lead for Minot State at 24-22 with 8:30 remaining in the first half.

Minot State (14-4, 10-4 NSIC) extended its lead to double digits late in the first half, but BSU (8-10, 4-10 NSIC) managed to go to the locker room facing a 47-40 deficit.

Minot State's 58.1 percent shooting fueled the high-scoring half.

A three-pointer and a pair of free throws from Lee sparked a quick 7-0 run for BSU to tie the score at 47-47 early in the second half.

Two free throws from Katie Hardy gave Minot State its first double digit lead of the second half at 73-62 with 8:13 remaining.

BSU would get as close as nine points, but Minot State protected the lead on its home court to seal the win.

Lee led BSU with 29 points, while Kate Warmack added 21 points on 7-of-8 shooting to give her 998 career points. Her next basket will make her the 17th player in school history to reach the 1,000 point plateau.

BSU shot 45.3 percent in the game, while Minot State finished at 59.6 percent.

BSU continues its four-game road trip next weekend with games against Southwest Minnesota State and Sioux Falls.

Minot State 94, Bemidji State 84

BSU (84) -- Lee 9-19 7-8 29; Warmack 7-8 7-8 21; Zerr 5-13 4-4 15; Althoff 5-11 2-2 12; Pelzer 1-4 0-0 3; Cordes 1-2 0-1 2; Sheley 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 29-64 20-22 84.

Minot State (94) -- Christina Boag 10-13 7-8 29; Carly Boag 10-19 5-7 29; Klose 4-6 5-6 15; Hardy 5-8 3-5 13; Kingsbury 3-3 0-0 6; Jones 1-4 2-2 4; Haley 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 34-57 22-28 94.

Halftime score: Minot State 47, BSU 40

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