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60
Marietta
61
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82
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02/15 Women's Basketball Final
63
#5 Ohio Northern
59
Otterbein
02/11 Women's Basketball Final
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John Carroll
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Bullimore's double-double powers No. 6 Women's Basketball to 68-43 victory over Baldwin Wallace

Bullimore's double-double powers No. 6 Women's Basketball to 68-43 victory over Baldwin Wallace

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.

Sophomore Tori Wyss (Ada) and senior Angela Tesny (Medina) both sunk a pair of free throws in the final minute of the contest to help seal the 68-43 victory.

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.

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