Saturday, October 10, 2015
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: Monday, 2/11/2013

UT women hold on to beat Ball State


MUNCIE, Ind. — The University of Toledo women's basketball team blew a 20-point lead but survived Sunday to win at Ball State, 68-64.

The Rockets (21-2, 9-1 Mid-American Conference), who have won nine in a row, jumped out to a 13-0 lead in a battle of co-leaders of the West, and led by 16 at halftime.

Ball State (11-12, 8-2) cut the deficit to single digits with 7:21 to go and took a 59-57 lead with three minutes left.

Toledo's Naama Shafir scored eight of her 19 points in the final 4:29, and assisted on a Yolanda Richardson lay up that broke a 59-59 tie.

Andola Dortch (13 points), Richardson (11), and Inma Zanoguera (10) also scored in double figures for the Rockets.

Recommended for You

Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.