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Northern Colorado edges EWU women in overtime

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019

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Visiting Northern Colorado defeated Eastern Washington 67-62 in overtime in a game that saw 10 lead changes and 14 ties.

Violet Kapri Morrow, who led EWU with 21 points, made a layup to tie the game at 58 with 3.6 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.

After Grace Kirscher made a layup to open overtime, Eastern Washington (2-11, 1-3 Big Sky) was held scoreless for almost four minutes and Northern Colorado (9-4, 4-0) built a 9-4 advantage in the extra period.

Kirscher had 14 points and Alissa Sealby had a career-high 12 for the Eagles.

Savannah Smith led Northern Colorado with 25 points but was 9 for 27 from the field, including 1 for 12 on 3-pointers.

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