Dakota Wesleyan hit nine 3-pointers as a team as they defeated Nebraska Wesleyan 81-53 in GPAC women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 9) at Snyder Arena in Lincoln.
DWU (19-9, 10-8 GPAC) got out to a 5-0 lead and never trailed in the game shooting 53.6 in the first half. The Tigers cooled off shooting 36.4 percent in the second half.
The Prairie Wolves shot only 33.3 percent for the game and were 5-21 from beyond the arc as they fell behind by 19 points at halftime.
Five different players hit a 3-pointer for Dakota Wesleyan led by Amanda Hart who was 4-13 from beyond the arc. She scored 16 points along with Kim Johnson who shared team-high honors also scoring 16.
For Nebraska Wesleyan, freshman Courtney Cook came off the bench to score 13 points with five rebounds. Mallory Shanahan added eight points with 15 rebounds but shot just 3-15 from the floor.
NWU closes out the season on Wednesday night by hosting GPAC rival Doane College.