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Too little, too late: Northern’s historic run ends in Elite Eight

Mar 15, 2017 - Comments: 0

Up until Saturday, the largest deficit that the fifth-ranked Ohio Northern women’s basketball team had faced was nine points; they trailed by that margin at Muskingum early in the second quarter on February 4, although they would eventually win the game by eight.

In Saturday’s Elite Eight matchup with 10th-ranked Christopher Newport, the previously undefeated Polar Bears found themselves down 21 points at the 7:51 mark in the third quarter.

#5 ONU vs. #10 Christopher Newport: Five things to know

Mar 11, 2017 - Comments: 0

On Friday night, the fifth-ranked Ohio Northern women’s basketball team beat 20th-ranked SUNY Geneseo, 72-55, to advance to the Elite Eight for the first time in school history. The Polar Bears were led by junior center Amy Bullimore, who tallied 23 points and 12 rebounds in the program’s first Sweet 16 appearance since 1988. To read more about Northern’s emphatic Sweet 16 win, click here.

Four of d3hoops.com's ‘Top-Five’ survive Sweet 16

Mar 11, 2017 - Comments: 0

After Friday night, just eight teams remain in this year’s NCAA Division III women’s basketball tournament. Fifth-ranked Ohio Northern downed 20th-ranked SUNY Geneseo 72-55, as only two victors in this year’s Sweet 16 won by less than 10 points.

Polar Bears advance to Elite Eight for first time in school history

Mar 11, 2017 - Comments: 0

Eight minutes and 54 seconds. That’s how long the fifth-ranked Ohio Northern women’s basketball team held 20th-ranked SUNY Geneseo scoreless to begin their Sweet 16 matchup on Friday night.

The Polar Bears jumped out to a 21-0 lead during that time span, as six different ONU players scored before Geneseo got on the board.

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