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UNI women with big exhibition win

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Seniors Madison Weekly and Angie Davison each scored 12, as the UNI women’s basketball team raced to au 77-34 exhibition win over Maryville Monday night in Cedar Falls.

The UNI defense shined, holding Maryville to just 27-percent from the field and 12-percent from the three point line.

UNI’s 43-point win was the largest margin of defeat in an exhibition game under the direction of head coach Tanya Warren. 

UNI was led by a pair of seniors with Madison Weekly and Angie Davison both contributing 12 points each. The Panthers had 12 players see action against Maryville with 11 scoring at least a point. True freshman Megan Maahs put in seven points with two blocks with Hannah Schonhardt leading the team in boards with seven. 

The Panthers started the game on a 9-0 run with seven of those points scored by Weekly. The Saints didn’t score its first field goal till the 4:43 mark with Maryville going 0-for-4 from the three-point line. 

Davison scored seven of her 12 points in the second quarter while the Panthers held Maryville to just one field goal in the period. UNI outrebounded Maryville 13-4 in the second quarter also holding the Saints to nill from the arc. 

UNI outscored Maryville 18-4 in the third quarter with the Panthers forcing seven turnovers. In the fourth quarter, true freshman Abby Gerrits scored all seven of her points with Dariann Garrison-Nickerson adding six. 

UNI tips off its regular season this Friday, Nov. 11 on the road at IUPUI. The game is set for a 6 p.m. CT start.

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