Jasmine Newsome set a tournament record as she scored 44 points to lead UT Martin to a 102-97 overtime thriller against Quinnipiac in the Preseason WNIT.
Newsome broke a record that had stood since 2002 when LaToya Thomas of Mississippi State scored 42 points against Tulsa. Newsome added 6 rebounds and 8 assists for the Skyhawks (2-1), as teammate Heather Butler chimed in with 31 points to boost the host team in the Consolation Round 3 game.
Quinnipiac (1-2) had five players score in double figures, led by Jasmine Martin (25 points, 7 rebounds), Gillian Abshire (20 points, 9 assists), and Samantha Guastella (15 points, 13 rebounds).
Stephen F. Austin earns first victory
SFA picked up its first win of the season with a hard-fought 66-60 victory over Georgia State in a Consolation Round 2 game.
SFA (1-2) was led by Porsha Roberts with 23 points and 7 rebounds, while Georgia State (0-3) featured Kayla Nolan as the game-high scorer with 25 points and 7 rebounds.
North Carolina A&T victorious
North Carolina A&T won its Consolation Round 2 game 73-68 vs. Stetson to finish 2-1 in the Preseason WNIT.
NCA&T lost to Quinnipiac in the first round of the Preseason WNIT, then came back to defeat Georgia State and Stetson (1-2) to finish out the tournament. Stetson lost to No. 11 Oklahoma before defeating Stephen F. Austin to earn a berth in Consolation Round 2 vs. NCA&T.
Idaho edges Loyola
Idaho scored with 3 seconds left to come away with a 62-60 victory over host Loyola in Consolation Round 2.
Christina Salvatore’s basket gave Idaho (2-1) the win and held off a strong second-half effort by Loyola (1-2). Stacey Barr led Idaho with 21 points and Tiana Karopulos had 17 for Loyola.
Mount St. Mary’s picks up first win
Mount St. Mary’s earned its first “W” of the season with an 86-77 victory over IPFW in Consolation Round 2 at Loyola.
Sydney Henderson led the Mount (1-2) with 25 points. Amanda Hyde was the leading scorer for IPFW (0-3) with 19 points.
Consolation Rounds 1&2 Results
Nov. 16, 2013
Idaho 62, Loyola 60
Mount St. Mary’s 86, IPFW 77
At Stephen F. Austin
SFA 66, Georgia State 60
NCA&T 73, Stetson 68
Consolation Round 3
Saturday, Nov. 16
UT Martin 102, Quinnipiac 97, OT