Brown Nets 25 Grabs 15 Rebounds
February 11, 2012
Nadirah Brown scored a season high 25 points and grabbed 15 rebounds however, Cheyney fell to Mansfield 69-59 in women’s basketball. Aeire DeJesus added 13 points, six assists and four steals.
Cheyney overcame a Mountaineer five point lead and owned a nine point (24-15) lead midway through the first half before settling on a 32-31 lead at the break. With the game tied at 12, the Lady Wolves went on a 12-3 run. During the run Brown and DeJesus combined for 10 points. It was the Cheyney defense that kept the Lady Wolves in the game. Cheyney limited Mansfield to 10-28 shooting from the floor during the first half. However, in the second half Mansfield found the range shooting 13 for 23. The Mounties also out-scored the Lady Wolves from the foul line 20-9.
The Mounties scored the first five points of the second half and never looked back. Nursing a three point lead, Mansfield went on a 10-3 run midway through the second half to stretch the lead to double figures for the first time.
Cheyney is back in action on Wednesday night. The Lady Wolves will host Kutztown at 6:00 pm in Cope Hall.