Women's Basketball Wins Big Over Northwood

MIAMI SHORES, Fla.—The Barry University women’s basketball team took a big win in the Health & Sports Center on Friday evening, beating the Northwood Seahawks 73-53.
 
The Seahawks (4-4) surprised the Bucs (3-3) by getting out to a 12-0 lead early. The Bucs' first points came when Tasheema Lewis scored on a give-and-go layup from Yvonne Houston. The Seahawks' offense continued as they outscored the Bucs 9-6 over the next three minutes.
 
Down 21-8, Barry fought back, scoring 12 straight points and bringing the game within one, 21-20, with 5:43 remaining. The Bucs would enter halftime trailing 32-25.
 
The Bucs' first lead of the game came with 15:11 remaining in the first half when Mariesa Greene hit a layup to put the Bucs up 35-34. The teams went back and forth over the next four minutes.
 
With 12:29 remaining in the game, the Bucs went on a 26-9 run, which included baskets by Houston, Kisa Duncan, Christina Thompson, Mariesa Greene, and Tara O’Malley, to go up 66-49. The Bucs would go on to win 73-53.
 
For the Bucs, Greene had 18 points and nine boards. Duncan chipped in 11 and Houston had eight.
 
The Bucs return to action on Friday, December 11 against Minnesota State-Morehead at Nova Southeastern at 8:00.
 
Newspaper Box Score
Northwood (FL) vs Barry
12/11/09 6:00 pm at Miami Shores, FL
At Miami Shores, FL
 
BARRY 73, NORTHWOOD (FL) 53
 
NORTHWOOD (FL) (4-4)
Jessica Cooley 5-8 11-12 22; Bari Levy 3-6 3-4 11; Caitlin Noble 2-11 1-2 7;
Katy Kettner 3-6 0-0 6; Ashley LaCount 1-5 2-2 4; Taylor Wencis 1-10 0-0 3;
Christina Daniels 0-2 0-0 0; Sara Malone 0-0 0-0 0; Tyler Hardie 0-2 0-0 0;
Denise Derland 0-2 0-0 0; Sissy Ryan 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 15-54 17-20 53.
BARRY (3-3)
GREENE, Mariesa 7-12 4-4 18; DUNCAN, Kisa 4-7 2-3 11; HOUSTON, Yvonne 3-5
2-2 8; O'MALLEY, Tara 2-5 2-2 7; HICKS, Adrienne 1-3 2-2 4; SUTTINGTON,
Shanna 1-5 1-6 4; LEWIS, Tasheema 2-3 0-0 4; TIJANI, Nadia 2-3 0-0 4;
RIVERA, Anika 0-1 4-4 4; LOPEZ, Jennifer 1-2 0-0 3; THOMPSON, Christina 1-10
0-0 3; CLENDINEN, Shaunre 0-0 2-2 2; AHLIN, Tilde 0-2 1-2 1; MULLINGS,
Alicia 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-58 20-27 73.
Northwood (FL)................   32   21  -   53
Barry.........................   25   48  -   73
3-point goals--Northwood (FL) 6-21 (Bari Levy 2-4; Caitlin Noble 2-7; Taylor
Wencis 1-6; Jessica Cooley 1-2; Christina Daniels 0-1; Sissy Ryan 0-1),
Barry 5-21 (LOPEZ, Jennifer 1-1; SUTTINGTON, Shanna 1-4; DUNCAN, Kisa 1-2;
O'MALLEY, Tara 1-3; THOMPSON, Christina 1-8; AHLIN, Tilde 0-2; HICKS,
Adrienne 0-1). Fouled out--Northwood (FL)-Jessica Cooley, Barry-None.
Rebounds--Northwood (FL) 33 (Jessica Cooley 7), Barry 45 (GREENE, Mariesa
9). Assists--Northwood (FL) 10 (Denise Derland 3), Barry 13 (GREENE, Mariesa
3; THOMPSON, Christina 3). Total fouls--Northwood (FL) 21, Barry 20.
Technical fouls--Northwood (FL)-None, Barry-None.