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Norse women rally late to defeat Robert Morris

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Norse women rally late to defeat Robert Morris

Kelley Wiegman (22) had 12 points Sunday in NKU's victory over Robert Morris.

Kelley Wiegman (22) had 12 points Sunday in NKU's victory over Robert Morris.

Matt Sexton

Kelley Wiegman (22) had 12 points Sunday in NKU's victory over Robert Morris.

Matt Sexton

Matt Sexton

Kelley Wiegman (22) had 12 points Sunday in NKU's victory over Robert Morris.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

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MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. – The NKU women’s basketball team rallied from a six-point fourth quarter deficit Sunday to defeat Robert Morris 72-70.

NKU (5-1) trailed 60-54 with 9:41 remaining. A 13-3 run over the next 5:31 allowed the Norse to surge into the lead, 67-63.

Courtney Roush and Molly Franson scored to push the NKU lead to 71-65 with 2:18 remaining. They were never threatened the rest of the way.

NKU was led by Franson, who scored 16 points and pulled down 8 rebounds. She got the start in the absence of Kasey Uetrecht, who missed the contest.

Christine Roush had 12 points before fouling out. Kelley Wiegman also had 12 points. Courtney Roush finished with 10 points.

After allowing Robert Morris to shoot 53.1 percent in the first half, the Norse clamped down in the second half. Robert Morris made just 10 of 31 shots in the second half (32.3 percent).

The win sets up a huge showdown 7 p.m. Wednesday at the BB&T Arena. The undefeated Kentucky Wildcats, ranked 11th in the Associated Press poll, will be the opponent for the Norse. The game will be televised on ESPN3.

Summary

@ Robert Morris University

Northern Kentucky 72, Robert Morris 70

(72) NORTHERN KENTUCKY (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Lyttle 3-0-1-7, Franson 7-0-2-16, Ch. Roush 4-4-0-12, Wiegman 4-4-0-12, Davis 1-0-3-5, Terry 0-0-1-1, Gayheart 3-2-1-9, Co. Roush 5-0-0-10. TOTALS 27-10-8-72.

(70) ROBERT MORRIS (fg-3fg-ft-tp) Smith 7-3-2-19, Mulrain 3-0-0-6, Stamolamprou 4-1-0-9, Navarro 5-4-0-14, Ravelli 4-4-1-13, Jones 2-0-1-5, Wormack 2-0-0-4. TOTALS 27-12-4-70.

FIELD GOALS: N 27/58 (Franson 7/12, Co. Roush 5/7, Ch. Roush 4/13, Wiegman 4/7); R 27/63 (Smith 7/13, Navarro 5/12)

3 POINT FIELD GOALS: N 10/22 (Ch. Roush 4/10, Wiegman 4/7, Gayheart 2/3); R 12/33 (Navarro 4/8, Ravelli 4/9)

FREE THROWS: N 8/13 (Davis 3/4, Franson 2/3); R 4/7 (Smith 2/3)

REBOUNDS: N 36 (Franson 8, Lyttle 6, Glick 4, Wiegman 4, Davis 4); R 34 (Jones 7, Smith 6, Mulrain 6)

ASSISTS: N 22 (Gayheart 7, Wiegman 4); R 21 (Stamolamprou 7, Smith 4)

STEALS: N 6 (Lyttle 4); R 9 (Mulrain 2, Ravelli 2, Jones 2)

BLOCKED SHOTS: N 6 (Franson 2, Co. Roush 2); R 4 (Mulrain 2)

TURNOVERS: N 17; R 15

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