MARQUETTE 102, NORTHERN IOWA 61
Milwaukee, WI -- Marquette had another standout defensive effort, forcing 25 turnovers and running past Northern Iowa in Round 2 of the 2018 Postseason WNIT.
The Golden Eagles (3-0) will play at Miami in one semifinal, with tipoff set for 7 p.m. ET on Thursday, Nov. 15. The Panthers (1-1) will play in a consolation round game later this week.
Marquette was in charge throughout, taking a 20-point lead at halftime and extending its lead by another 14 points in the third quarter. It was the second straight game the Golden Eagles topped 100 points and had six players reach double figures in scoring. Allazia Blockton finished with 22 points, and Erika Davenport closed with 18 points as her squad shot better than 56 percent from the field.
Northern Iowa hit 15 3-pointers, just one off the tournament record. Of the Panthers' 66 shots, 48 came from long range. Ellie Howell had 15 points; Bre Gunnels and Abby Gerrits each had 12 points for UNI.