November 15, 2013

UNG's Balanced Offensive Attack Runs Past Northwood 91-59

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DAHLONEGA, Georgia – ( –
A balanced offensive attack saw the University of North Georgia women's basketball team players in double-figures as the Nighthawks ran away from Northwood (Fla.) University in a non-conference game in UNG's Memorial Hall.  Keeley Chester and Mimi Hill each deposited 19 points to lead North Georgia to its second consecutive victory.

Jaymee Carnes added 14 while Jordan Livesay and Molly Rainwater each came off the bench to record 11 points apiece.  Hill would narrowly miss a double-double wiht a game-high nine rebounds. 

UNG opened the game on a 22-4 run and would put together another 15-3 run midway through the half to lead 37-7.  The Nighthawks would lead 51-8 at half. 

Stephanie Huffman recorded game-highs in assists (6) and steals (3).  UNG unselfish offensive attack saw the Nighthawks assist on 25 of their 32 made baskets.  

It was a tale of two halves from behind the three point line with North Georgia successful on 64% percent of long range tries before half but would cool down to a collective 38% for the game after making just one of 12 attempts (8%) after intermission. 

UNG held a 49-37 advantage on the glass and would force 17 Northwood turnovers while only committing 12 on the offensive end. 

Northwood's Sharnele Brown nearly accounted for half of the Seahawks' offensive output as the guard scored a game-high 28 including a 18-21 performance from the charity stripe. 

North Georgia (2-0) returns to action on Tuesday, November 19 when the team travels to play Fort Valley State University with tip off set for 6:00 PM.