Jimmies Blow it Open in Second Half against Indiana Tech


SIOUX CITY, IA (NewsDakota.com) – The eighth-ranked University of Jamestown women’s basketball team is headed to the national quarterfinals for the third time in four years following an 82-63 victory over No. 9 Indiana Tech. McKayla Orr paced the Jimmies with 18 and they made their first nine shots of the fourth quarter to blow it open.

Jamestown, much like Wednesday, took the lead early in the first quarter and never gave it back. Tech made their first three triples, but only made one more before the fourth quarter.

The Jimmie defense smothered theĀ  Warriors in the second quarter holding them to just 2-17 shooting in the frame. Jamestown took a 12-point lead into the breakĀ  by going on a 20-8 run in the second.

They opened the fourth quarter with a 20-3 run to bury the Warriors while making their first nine shots.

Orr was joined by Alison Jablonsky (11), Jenna Doyle (10), and Paige Emmel (10) in double-figures.

Jamestown added to their program-record win total with their 31st of the season. They will play No. 2 Concordia (Neb.) in the national quarterfinals Saturday at 3pm. The Bulldogs have ended the Jimmies season both in 2015 and 2017 in that same game.

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