The Golden Eagles were led by Wiese's 22 points. She was 8 of 16 from the field, 4 of 6 from long range and 2 of 3 from the free-throw line. Jamie Zelinsky (G, 5-11, JR, Brooklyn Park, Minn.) added 15 points and earned a team-high seven assists, a game-high two blocked shots, and a game-high eight rebounds. Kelsey Van Ackeren (G, 5-9, SR, St. Cloud, Minn.) followed Zelinsky with 11 points while Bri Zabel (F, 6-0, JR, Northfield, Minn.) closed out the top Minnesota, Crookston scorers with 10 points.
Minnesota State was led by Liz Trauger's game-high 28 points. She was followed by Lauren Barber who scored a career-high 20 points.
The Golden Eagles fall to 8-12 overall and 6-8 in Northern Sun play while the Mavericks advance to 12-9 overall and 7-7 in conference play. Minnesota, Crookston returns to the court tomorrow to play Southwest Minnesota State University. Tip-off is scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).