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Women's basketball: Southern Utah visits Colorado for second round of NIT

Published March 21, 2014 9:43 pm

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The Southern Utah women's basketball team will try to extend its best-ever season when it visits Colorado on Saturday (7 p.m.) for a second-round game in the Women's National Invitation Tournament.

The Thunderbirds (23-9) are coming off a 71-56 win over Colorado State on Thursday.

Colorado (18-14) beat SUU 75-59 in a nonconference game on Dec. 29 in Boulder.

Hailey Mandelko leads SUU in scoring at 14.5 points per game, while Lori Parkison agerages 11.8 and Carli Moreland 11.0. Moreland ranks fifth in SUU history in rebounds (756) and fifth in blocked shots (98). —

NIT and WNIT

Friday men's scores

• Belmont 82,Robert Morris 71

Friday women's scores

• Michigan 86, Stony Brook 48

• Duquesne 62, Mount St. Mary's 52

• St. Bonaventure 81, Charlotte 62

• South Florida 56, North Carolina A&T 50

• Saint Mary's 75,Cal State Bakersfield 68

• UTEP 74, Arkansas State 64

• Washington 67,Hawaii 50