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Norse women crush Tennessee Tech, 88-62

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Molly Glick (24) had 11 points Friday in NKU's 88-62 victory over Tennessee Tech.

Molly Glick (24) had 11 points Friday in NKU's 88-62 victory over Tennessee Tech.

Matt Sexton

Matt Sexton

Molly Glick (24) had 11 points Friday in NKU's 88-62 victory over Tennessee Tech.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

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Northern Kentucky shot a blistering 58 percent Friday night in an 88-62 rout of Tennessee Tech at BB&T Arena.

After shooting a strong 48 percent in the first half on the way to a 38-31 halftime advantage, the Norse (4-1) shot 70 percent in the second half.

NKU outscored Tennessee Tech 50-31 in the second half.

Rebecca Lyttle had a monster game for NKU, scoring a career-high 18 points, pulling down 8 rebounds and blocking 3 shots.

Two other Norse players finished in double figures in scoring. Christine Roush finished with 15 points, while Molly Glick knocked down a trifecta of threes, scoring 11 points.

Tennessee Tech (2-3) was led by Samaria Howard who scored 16 points. Tech shot just 29 percent in the second half (10/35).

Northern Kentucky scored 32 points off of 20 Tennessee Tech turnovers. NKU never trailed in the contest.

NKU returns to action 1 p.m. today at Robert Morris. The game will be broadcast on NECFrontRow.com. The Norse return home 7 p.m. Wednesday against the University of Kentucky.

Summary

Nov. 27, 2015

@ BB&T Arena, Highland Heights, Ky.

Northern Kentucky 88, Tennessee Tech 62

(62) TENNESSEE TECH (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Harper 0-0-2-2, Smith 1-0-1-3, Hickson 1-0-0-2, Goolsby 4-3-1-12, Howard 7-0-2-16, Newry 1-1-0-3, Nicholson 3-0-0-6, Jennings 1-0-1-3, Brooks 3-1-4-11, Cooper 1-0-2-4. TOTALS 22-5-13-62.

(88) NORTHERN KENTUCKY (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Lyttle 7-1-3-18, Uetrecht 2-0-2-6, Glick 4-3-0-11, Ch. Roush 6-1-2-15, Wiegman 2-1-4-9, Davis 3-1-2-9, Terry 2-0-1-5, Gayheart 0-0-1-1, Co. Roush 1-0-2-4, Kinch 2-0-2-6, Franson 1-0-2-4. TOTALS 30-7-21-88.

FIELD GOALS: T 22/64 (Howard 7/21, Goolsby 4/10, Brooks 3/7); N 30/52 (Lyttle 7/10, Ch. Roush 6/8, Glick 4/5)

3 POINT FIELD GOALS: T 5/16 (Goolsby 3/6); N 7/12 (Glick 3/3)

FREE THROWS: T 13/19 (Brooks 4/5); N 21/25 (Wiegman 4/4)

REBOUNDS: T 40 (Harper 7, Nicholson 7); N 29 (Lyttle 8, Terry 5)

ASSISTS: T 9; N 20 (Lyttle 4, Gayheart 4)

STEALS: T 5; N 10 (Terry 3)

BLOCKED SHOTS: T 4 (Nicholson 3); N 4 (Lyttle 3)

TURNOVERS: T 20; N 14

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