Women's Hoops Falls To Creighton, 84-57

Feb. 15, 2015

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OMAHA, Neb. - The Providence College women's basketball team fell to Creighton, 84-57, at D.J. Sokol Arena in Omaha, Neb. on Feb. 15. Freshman guard Alison Lewis paced the Friars with 13 points on 6-8 shooting from the field.

Providence found itself trailing 42-35 at halftime, despite shooting 46.2-percent from the floor (12-26). Creighton mounted its lead by hitting 7-13 attempts from three-point territory and 7-8 shots from the charity stripe. The Friars were 0-1 from three-point ranged and 1-3 from the foul line. Just those two categories alone put Providence at a 13-point deficit. Turnovers also were a factor as the Bluejays out-scored the Friars 18-4 in points off of turnovers.

In the second half, the Friars took better care of the basketball, but allowed the Bluejays to knock down seven more three-point baskets (7-13). Creighton finished the game 14-26 from long range (.538).

Providence shot 56-percent from the floor in the second half (14-25) and 51-percent overall for the game (26-51).

Joining Lewis in double figures for the Friars was senior guard Tori Rule, who chipped in 11 points in her first action since Jan. 4. Rule hit 4-6 shots from the field, including 1-1 from three-point territory.

Marissa Janning led all scorers for Creighton with 25 points. Sydney Lamberty added 16 pionts, while Lauren works contributed 15 points on 5-6 shooting from three-point range.

The Friars return to action on Friday, Feb. 20 against BIG EAST foe Marquette. The game will be played at Alumni Hall in Providence, R.I. and is scheduled to tip-off at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

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