RANGER WOMEN DEFEAT ST. GREGORY’S BY 12

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RANGER WOMEN DEFEAT ST. GREGORY’S BY 12

Autumn KlughSHAWNEE, Okla. – The Northwestern women’s basketball teams broke a seven-game losing streak as the Lady Rangers came back from a two-point deficit at the half to overcome St. Gregory’s 66-54.

Trailing 27-25 at the half, Northwestern returned to the floor with a vengeance in the second half to out shoot the Lady Cavs 48-37 and hit five threes to spur the Lady Rangers to the 12-point victory.

Fourteen was the magic number, as D’Shanna Butler, Autumn Klugh and Claudia Vazquez all scored 14 points. Vazquez hit her second double-double of the season and Klugh sunk three three-pointers. Danielle Stebens hit two three’s on her way to nine points.

Northwestern shot 39 percent from the floor and upped its three point average, shooting 31 percent.

St. Gregory’s was led by Jalisa Howard’s 13 points and shot 35 percent from the floor.

Northwestern will host Oklahoma Christian on Tuesday, Feb. 3 for a 6 p.m. game.