IUSB Women outlast Saint Ambrose in OT

by | Jan 20, 2019 | Headlines, RRSN News | 0 comments

South Bend, Ind. – The cold weather outdoors didn’t prevent the Indiana University South Bend women’s basketball team from firing up at the right time on Saturday afternoon. The Titans pulled out a huge overtime victory over (RV) St. Ambrose University, 76-73. IUSB would lead by as many as 7 points in the fourth quarter before the Bees would fight back to push the game into overtime. Heading into overtime, SAU would take their lead to 4 points before the Titans would eventually take the lead for good. Free throws would be the key for the Titans in the overtime thriller as the team shot 23-29 from the charity stripe, including 5-7 in the final minutes to solidify the win.

GAME FACTS

Score:  IU South Bend – 76 l St. Ambrose University – 73

Records:  IU South Bend 9-12, 5-7 CCAC |   SAU – 15-6, 8-4 CCAC

NAIA Top-25 Rank:  IU South Bend – not ranked   | SAU – Receiving Votes

Location: South Bend, Indiana

STAT TRACKER

  • Kyleigh Kubik (JR/LaPorte, Indiana) poured in a game high 19 points to lead the Titans, including going 11-11 from the free throw line
  • Taitlyn Trenshaw (SO/Nappanee, Indiana) added 17 points, while dishing out 8 assists, and pulling down 7 rebounds
  • Rachael Robards (FR/St. John, Indiana) scored 16 points shooting 6-12 from the field and securing 9 rebounds
  • Courtney Haynes (SO/Marion, Indiana) chipped in with 9 points and and 6 rebounds
  • Courtney Raymer (SO/Southport, Indiana) added 7 points and 4 rebounds on the day

NEWS AND NOTES

  • The Titans shot above their season averages in field goals (44.2%), three pointers (38.9%), and free throws (79.3%) on the day.

UP NEXT

IUSB will look to keep their momentum going as they travel to Chicago, Illinois on Wednesday, January 23rd to take on Roosevelt University. Tip off against the Lakers is set for 6:30 PM ET.

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