Doane College still has Nebraska Wesleyan's number in women's basketball as the Tigers defeated the Prairie Wolves for the 15th straight time as Doane beat NWU, 63-56, on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 11) at Snyder Arena in Lincoln.
NWU actually led by six points, 46-40, with 11:50 to play in the second half. However, the Prairie Wolves would not score a point for over six minutes as Doane went on a 12-0 run to take a six point lead. Janelle Baal hit a 3-pointer for NWU with 5:29 left in the game to end the scoring drought and pull NWU within 52-49. That is as close as the Prairie Wolves would get as Doane maintained at least a five-point lead the rest of the way.
The Tigers went 9-10 at the free throw stripe during the last five minutes to seal the victory.
Nebraska Wesleyan led by as many as seven points in the second half after holding a 32-29 halftime lead. The Prairie Wolves hit only 27.3 percent from the floor in the final 20 minutes as they scored just 27 points.
Shea Rasmussen lead all scorers with 20 points to pace the Prairie Wolves. Katy Golden recorded another double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds as the only other player in double figures for NWU.
Kristine Ortmeier was the only Doane player in double figures as she scored 14 points.
NWU has now lost four straight games to fall to 5-4 overall, while Doane improves to 3-9, 2-3 in GPAC. The Prairie Wolves will not be in action again until Dec. 29 at Benedictine.