|Valley City State (N.D.)||23||16||15||9||12||75|
|Feb. 18, 2017|
|Valley City, N.D.|
|Jamestown (N.D.)||Indv. Leaders||Valley City State (N.D.)|
|#33 Taylor Hammer - 18||Points||2 Players (#20,#24) - 25|
|2 Players (#33,#41) - 11||Rebounds||#15 Hannah Schlecht - 7|
|#3 Bryn Woodside - 4||Assists||2 Players (#15,#24) - 3|
|Jamestown (N.D.)||Team Statistics||Valley City State (N.D.)|
|34.4% (21 - 61)||Field Goals %||47.5% (28 - 59)|
|26.1% (6 - 23)||3 Point Field Goals %||50% (4 - 8)|
|64.7% (22 - 34)||Free Throws||78.9% (15 - 19)|
|15||2nd Chance Pts||0|
VALLEY CITY, N.D.-- The Jimmie women's basketball was one game away from running the table in the NSAA conference schedule for the second consecutive season.
Valley City State, the last conference opponent to defeat Jamestown, handed the Jimmies a 75-70 overtime defeat Saturday afternoon.
Jamestown trailed 39-34 at the half, one of the few times the team has faced a deficit after the first 20 minutes.UJ shot 11-of-29 and turned the ball over seven times in the first. The Vikings were 16-of-31 overall and 3-for-4 from three-point range.
UJ trailed by as many as 10 in the third quarter, but scored 14 of the final 21 points to get within three at the beginning of the fourth.
Both teams struggled to find any offense in the final 10 minutes of regulation, as the Jimmies made three of 12 shots and VCSU three of 13.
The Vikings led by four after Lexi Lennon's three-pointer at the 7:29 mark. A Kyra Dewald (SR/Jamestown, ND) three and a Dewald free throw pulled the Jimmies level at 59 with 3:48 to play.
Jamestown had a chance to win in the final seconds, but Bryn Woodside (JR/Albert Lea, MN)'s three-point attempt was off the mark.
McKayla Orr (JR/Ypsilanti, ND) tied the game for UJ at 67 with 2:46 left in overtime, but VCSU went on a 7-1 run over the next 2:28 to put the game away.
Taylor Hammer (SR/Grand Forks, ND) led Jamestown (22-5, 15-1 NSAA) with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Orr finished with 15 and Alexis Watts (SR/Miller, SD) posted a double-double with 14 points and 11 boards. Dewald was also in double figures with 12 points. Woodside chipped in with five points, six rebounds, four assists,and a pair of steals.
The Jimmies have the #1 seed and homecourt advantage throughout the NSAA conference tournament, which begins Wednesday. Jamestown hosts Viterbo at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center.