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|WIU Women Beat Oakland, Michigan
|SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- Seventh-seeded Western Illinois posted a season high for points, stunning second-seed Oakland University 68-57 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the women's Summit League basketball tournament.
Western Illinois (11-19) came into the game averaging 49 points and having lost four of its last five games. It had 31 at the half and trailed Oakland (17-12) by one.
The Leathernecks held the Grizzlies, who had won six straight games by double figures, to just 25 points in the second half.
Oakland went 7 minutes without a field goal in the second half. Hanna Reising ended the drought with a 3-pointer with 11:14 to play to pull the Golden Grizzlies within one at 42-41.
But Western Illinois quickly rebuilt a 10-point lead.
Anne Borgertpoepping led the Leathernecks with 20 points. Jordan O'Brien had 15 points and Anneloes Kodde 13.
Sharise Calhoun and Melissa Jeltema had 16 each for Oakland. Jeltema also had 10 rebounds.
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