|Ohio Dominican 16-7, 11-5||23||13||23||19||78|
|Tiffin University 6-15, 4-12||12||15||22||21||70|
|Feb. 4, 2017|
|Ohio Dominican||Indv. Leaders||Tiffin University|
|#05 EYRE, Megan - 15||Points||#23 Allie Miller - 16|
|#12 BATES, Lauren - 9||Rebounds||#50 Bre Nauman - 15|
|3 Players - 3||Assists||#23 Allie Miller - 4|
|Ohio Dominican||Team Statistics||Tiffin University|
|41.9% (31 - 74)||Field Goals %||41.9% (26 - 62)|
|29.4% (5 - 17)||3 Point Field Goals %||30.8% (8 - 26)|
|64.7% (11 - 17)||Free Throws||58.8% (10 - 17)|
|13||2nd Chance Pts||6|
Tiffin University (6-15, 4-12) stayed close to Ohio Dominican for most of the game but could not close the gap created by 21 turnovers, falling to the Panthers 78-70.
Ohio Dominican opened the first quarter with their best output and defense of the game, outdistancing TU 23-12 in the frame. TU managed just 38 percent from the field while the Panthers hit at a 50 percent clip.
TU managed to keep ODU off the scoreboard better in quarter two, as the Panthers shot just 26 percent. But ODU took a 36-27 lead into halftime thanks in large part to a 26-19 rebounding advantage. They held a 20-10 edge in the paint while also forcing TU into 10 turnovers.
In the second half TU battled but could not put a run together on offense to pull them closer. After pulling to within 3 points with 3:29 left in the third quarter, ODU outscored them 10-3 to close out the quarter and take a 10 point lead into the fourth.
ODU quickly pushed their lead up by 7 more points and were never threatened during the final period. They held a 38-24 paint advantage while also forcing TU into 22 turnovers leading to 18 points.
Allie Miller led the way with 16 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals, while Sarah Cummings added 13 points. Ali Schirmer had 12 points, while Bre Nauman worked hard inside for 10 points and 15 rebounds. Kristen Massey also had 8 points with 5 rebounds.