|Nebraska Wesleyan 7-6, 1-4 IIAC||19||17||21||22||6||85|
|Coe College 7-7, 2-3 IIAC||14||23||20||22||18||97|
|Jan. 11, 2017|
|Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Eby Fieldhouse|
|Nebraska Wesleyan||Indv. Leaders||Coe College|
|#12 Navratil, Caitlin - 27||Points||#22 Hansche, Mickey - 24|
|#33 Schulte, Kate - 9||Rebounds||#12 Hobbs, Aleena - 16|
|#04 Nishida, Morgan - 7||Assists||3 Players - 4|
|Nebraska Wesleyan||Team Statistics||Coe College|
|36.9% (31 - 84)||Field Goals %||42.4% (28 - 66)|
|22.9% (8 - 35)||3 Point Field Goals %||33.3% (8 - 24)|
|75% (15 - 20)||Free Throws||91.7% (33 - 36)|
|16||2nd Chance Pts||20|
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A late layup sent the game to overtime for the Kohawks, where Coe College ruled the extra frame in a 97-85 win over Nebraska Wesleyan.
Aleena Hobbs (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Washington) gave Coe a 6-4 lead with 6:39 to play in the first half before a 3-pointer by Caitlin Navratil started an 11-0 run by the Prairie Wolves in the next 1:36. A layup and free throw by Navratil with 4:50 left in the first frame gave Nebraska Wesleyan a 15-6 lead. Back-to-back 3-pointers by Jenna Lehman (Iowa City, Iowa/Regina) and Lakyn Boltz (Keokuk, Iowa/Keokuk) started an 8-2 run by the Kohawks in the next 3:11. A layup by Klaire Phillips with 1:12 left in the first quarter gave the Prairie Wolves a 19-14 lead after the first quarter.
The Kohawks opened the second quarter on an 8-2 run in the first 2:19, as a 3-pointer by Mickey Hansche (Iowa City, Iowa/City) with 7:41 left in the half gave Coe a 22-21 lead. Rylee Claussen (Eldridge, Iowa/North Scott) gave Coe a 28-25 lead with 5:19 left in the half on a jumper, but Nebraska Wesleyan scored the next 10 points, taking a 35-28 lead with 2:25 left in the half on a 3-pointer by Navratil. Coe closed the first half on a 9-1 run, as a 3-pointer by Hansche with :06 left in the half gave Coe a 37-36 lead at the break.
Lehman extended the lead to 39-36 with an early basket in the third quarter, but the Prairie Wolves answered with a 12-4 run in the next 4:25, as a layup by Navratil with 4:57 left in the quarter gave Nebraska Wesleyan a 48-43 lead. Coe responded with an 8-0 run of its own, taking a 51-48 lead with 2:39 left in the quarter. Lehman tied the game at 57-57 on a jumper with :25 left in the third frame.
Neither team led by more than three in the fourth quarter. With 1:29 to play, Madi Hinshaw hit a 3-pointer, giving Nebraska Wesleyan a 76-73 lead. Jordan Holmes (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) hit a pair of free throws with :58 left, trimming the lead to 76-75. Both teams exchanged missed baskets before Navratil hit a pair of free throws with :18 left, giving the Prairie Wolves a 78-75 lead. Hobbs hit a pair of free throws with :15 left, cutting the lead to one. On the other end, Nebraska Wesleyan hit one of two attempts at the line, taking a 79-77 lead with :14 left. With :07 to play, Lehman hit a layup to tie the game. The Prairie Wolves had two shots to win the game, but Hobbs blocked the final attempt, sending the game to overtime.
Coe scored the first six-points in overtime and never looked back. With Coe up 85-79, the Prairie Wolves cut the lead to 85-83 before Coe finished the game on a 12-2 run. Coe scored the final eight points of the game.
The Kohawks were 28-of-66 (42.4%) from the field and 8-of-24 (33.3%) from downtown. Nebraska Wesleyan was 31-of-84 (36.9%) from the floor and 8-of-35 (22.9%) beyond the arc. Coe was 33-of-36 (91.7%) at the free throw line, setting a new school record for makes in a game, while having the fifth best percentage in school history. The Prairie Wolves were 15-of-20 at the charity stripe. Nebraska Wesleyan had a 23-11 advantage in points off turnovers. Coe's 97 points were tied for the fifth most in school history, while their 55 rebounds were also tied for the fifth most in school history.
Hobbs recorded her third-straight double-double, and fifth of the season, with 20 points and 16 rebounds. Her 16 rebounds are tied for the ninth most in school history, as she became the 15th player in school history to surpass 500 career rebounds. Hobbs was 12-of-12 at the free throw line, tied for the fourth most free throws made in a game in school history. Hobbs and Hansche (8-of-8) both tied the school record for free throw percentage in a game. Hobbs is now tied for ninth in single-season school history with 89 free throws made this season. Hansche had 24 points, while Lehman added 15. Hansche became the third player in school history to score 1,200 career points, while becoming the 10th player in school history to hit 400 career field goals. Claussen had a career-high 10 points.
Taylor Huber (Alburnett, Iowa/Alburnett) had a career-high 11 rebounds, while Holmes and Hansche each had six boards. Lehman, Holmes and Hansche each had four assists, tying a career-high for Hansche. Hobbs added three dimes. Holmes also recorded a pair of steals.
The Kohawks (7-7, 2-3 IIAC) return to action on Saturday, as they travel to Simpson (5-9, 2-3 IIAC). Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. in Indianola. A link to live video and stats will be available at CoeAthletics.com.