Women come from behind to defeat the Vikings by 20


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MINNEAPOLIS (Dec. 4, 2009) – The
Minneapolis Community and Technical College women’s basketball team
came back in dramatic fashion to
defeat the Itasca Community College
Vikings in Bowman Hall on Dec. 4.

The Vikings led by as as many as
10 during the first half, but the Mavs
cut the lead to four at the half.
In the final ten minutes, the Mavs
proved to be dominant team, winning the game by a 85-65 margin.

Two steals by Krystal McQueen
(Fr., Richfield, Minn.) with about six-
half-to swung the momentum decidedly in the Mavs favor.
Briana Blackhawk (So., Brooklyn Park, Minn.) led all scorers with 28.
Sierra Howard (Fr., Bloomington,
Minn.) had 12 points while Erin Wahl
(So., Blaine, Minn.) and McQueen
each had 10.

For the Vikings, Lexi Daniels (So.,
Remer, Minn.) had 22 points and Kwilajaa Reed (Fr., Minneapolis, Minn.)
had 16.

With six-and-half to play in the
second, the Mavs lead by seven.
At halftime, the Vikings (6-0)
lead the Mavericks (6-0) by a score of
37-33. Mavs Briana Blackhawk (So.,
Brooklyn Center, Minn.) leads all scorers with 14 points. Blackhawk.

In the first half, the Mavs were
down by as many as 10 points before
cutting the lead to four at the half.