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  • Dick Carlson/Inertia IPFW's De'Jour Young drives on South Dakota's Monica Arens during the Summit League tournament Saturday in Vermillion, S.D. 

Saturday, March 03, 2018 11:10 pm

Trine women advance to Sweet 16

Staff, news services

Trine beat Illinois Wesleyan 79-70 in Bloomington, Illinois to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III women's basketball tournament Saturday.

The Thunder (26-3) built up a 57-47 lead through three quarters. 

Kayla Freeman scored 21 points to lead Trine, while Cassidy Williams added 20, Brandi Dawson 14 and Hayley Martin 13.

Trine will face Warburg (29-0) in the third round Friday. 


BALL STATE 88, EASTERN MICHIGAN 63: In Ypsilanti, Brady Sallee became the program's winningest coach after the Cardinals defeated the Eagles.

Sallee is 119-72, passing former coach Tracy Roller who coached at Ball State from 2001-08.

Ball State (24-5, 13-5 MAC) got 26 points and 15 rebounds from Moriah Monaco, and 21 points from Jasmin Samz. 

SOUTH DAKOTA 83, IPFW 32: In Sioux Falls, S.D., the No. 8 Mastodons were routed by the top-seeded Coyotes in the quarterfinals of the Summit League tournament. 

IPFW (4-24) was led by a career-high 16 points from freshman Jaelencia Williams, who also had nine rebounds. 


SETON HALL 77, BUTLER 70: In Newark, N.J., Khadeen Carrington tossed in 25 points and Angel Delgado notched his 21st double-double of the season with 21 points and 10 rebounds in a Big East Conference regular-season finale.

The victory pulled Seton Hall (21-10, 10-8) into a three-way tie for third place with Creighton and Providence. The loss dropped Butler (19-12, 9-9) into a sixth-place tie with Marquette.

Myles Powell chipped in with 13 points and five assists for the Pirates, who made half of their 52 shots from the floor and sank 20 of 23 attempts at the free-throw line.

Kelan Martin was a one-man show for the Bulldogs, scoring 35 to account for half of Butler's points. The senior, who topped the 30-point mark for a fourth time this season, sank 11 of 24 from the field, including 6 of 12 from 3-point range. Tyler Wideman was the only other Bulldog to score in double figures with 10. He made just one basket, but connected on all eight of his free throws.