Women's Basketball Open Tip-Off Tournament Against Calvin

Nov 18, 2016

PLYMOUTH, Wis. - This weekend the University of Dubuque women's basketball team will compete in the 2016 Lakeland University Tip-Off Tournament. The Spartans opened the tournament Friday night and lost to Calvin College 55-68. UD's Emily Brinker pumped in 19 first half points en route to 25 points and five rebounds to lead the Spartans. A chilly night from the outside, hampered the Spartans when they connected on 1-16 attempts from beyond the three point area. The Spartans trailed by as much as 22 points before slicing the lead to 13 as time expired.

UD sank 22-71 attempts from the field (31%) and missed just two free throws, sinking 10-12 attempts (83.3%). The Spartans were out rebounded 39-45, but out scored Calvin in the paint 34-20. Thirteen Spartans saw action in the loss and nine contributed to the scoring column.

UD will play Mount Mary University at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 in the consolation match. A winter storm advisory is in effect for the area on Saturday morning, so fans are warned to travel safely as anticipated blowing snow could cause near white out conditions.

2016 Lakeland University Tip-Off Tournament
Moose & Dona Woltzen Gymnasium
W3718 South Drive
Plymouth, WI  53073-4878

Visitors' Guide

Participating Teams:
Lakeland University Muskies - Plymouth, Wis.    website
Calvin College Knights - Grand Rapids, Mich.     website
University of Dubuque Spartans - Dubuque, Iowa     website
Mount Mary University Blue Angels - Milwaukee, Wis.     website

Schedule:  First team listed will be designated visiting team
Friday, November 18th
6 p.m. - Mount Mary University-42 at Lakeland University-84   Box score
8 p.m. - University of Dubuque-55 vs. Calvin College-68  BOX SCORE

Saturday, November 19th
2:00 p.m. - Mount Mary University vs. University of Dubuque
4:00 p.m. - Calvin College at Lakeland University
Calvin and Dubuque will wear dark uniforms on Saturday; Lakeland and Mount Mary will wear white

Live stats and live video for all four games of the tournament, the link for those will be at http://portal.stretchinternet.com/lc/.

Tournament page at http://lakelandmuskies.com/sports/2016/8/1/2016WBBTipOff.aspx?path=wbball