Warriors women come from behind to oust MSU Moorhead

The No. 9 Winona State women’s basketball team trailed by six points with less than two-and-a-half minutes to play, but stormed back for a 52-49 win over Minnesota State Moorhead at McCown Gymnasium on Sunday.

Alexis Foley hit a 3-pointer with 2:20 remaining to make it 49-46 in favor of Moorhead, then hit a running jumper with 1:07 to go that made it 49-48.

With 40 seconds left on the clock, Jenny Tuttle came up with a steal and hit Hannah McGlone in transition to give WSU (14-1, 7-1 NSIC) its first lead since midway through the third quarter, 50-49.

Kayla Timmerman delivered a huge block on the next trip down for Moorhead to give the ball back to the Warriors, and later Connor Nagle drilled a pair of free throws to seal the victory.

Winona State held Moorhead scoreless over the final 4:36 of play and ouscored the Dragons 13-5 in the final quarter.

Foley delivered game-highs with 18 points and five assists, Timmerman scored 14 points with four rebounds and two blocks, Nagle had seven points, three assists and three steals and McGlone finished with a game-high 10 rebounds.

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