Women defeat Bellarmine

Junior forward Brandi Rayburn scored 21 points to help propel the Northern Kentucky University Women’s Basketball team to an 80-69 over Bellarmine University, March 6 in Quincy, Ill.

The Norse finished perfect from the free throw line going 23-for-23 on the day to help buld a lead over the Knights.

Senior guard Jessie Slack contributed 17 points and junior guard Rachel Lantry added 11 points and six rebounds to help NKU’ advance to the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament semi-finals.

The Norse will face Lewis University at 5:15 p.m. CT March 7 in Quincy, Ill. Winner will move on to the GLVC Championship game at 3 p.m. March 8.