By Caleb Scott
ADA — Junior Amy Bullimore (Morrow/Little Miami) posted her second double-double in the last three games to help lift the No. 6-ranked Ohio Northern women's basketball team over Baldwin Wallace 68-43.
The Polar Bears remain perfect on the season and improve to 20-0 overall and 13-0 in the Ohio Athletic Conference, while the Yellow Jackets fall to 16-4, 9-4.
Northern holds a 3-game lead in the OAC standings and has clinched a first round bye in this years OAC Tournament.
Bullimore poured in a game-high 18 points and pulled down a game-high 10 rebounds to lead Northern.
Senior Britt Lauck (Lima/Shawnee) added 16 points while shooting 3-for-4 from the three point line and dished out a game-high four assists.
After using a 6-0 run to close the first half and take a 32-26 lead into the intermission, Northern outscored Baldwin Wallace 16-2 in the third quarter to run the lead to 48-28 after three periods.
BW would climb within 56-39 before a jumper from sophomore Jenna Dirksen (Beavercreek/Carroll) and back-to-back 3-pointers from Lauck gave Northern its biggest lead of the evening at 64-39 with 2:15 remaining in the contest.
Northern shot a blistering 50.0 percent (26-of-52) from the field, including 5-of-10 (50.0 percent) from the 3-point line.
The Polar Bears dominated the glass, winning the rebounding battle by a 39-25 margin.
Northern returns to action Saturday afternoon as they travel to New Concord to take on the Muskies of Muskingum with a 3 pm tipoff.