Broncos Split With Nebraska Wesleyan|
Hastings - The Hastings College women's basketball team slowly and methodically made life miserable for Nebraska Wesleyan eventually pulling away for the 67-40 victory Wednesday night at Lynn Farrell Arena.
The game featured both teams struggling from the floor as NWU shot just 19 percent while the Broncos hit 25 percent. Hastings led 26-14 at the break.
In the second half Cami Bruckman decided it was time to take over after scoring just six points in the first half finished with a game high 17 points. As a team, Hastings went off hitting better than 55 percent of its shots in the second half and pulling away from the Prairie Wolves.
Hastings as a team showed great team work sharing the ball as 11 of the 12 players that stepped on the floor scored in this game.
NWU was led by Mallory Shanahan as she finished with 15 points on 6-13 from the floor.
With the win, Hastings improves to 14-13 (9-8) overall and will look to keep things going as the Broncos will host Mount Marty Saturday Feb. 9 with tip-off set for 2:00 p.m. at Lynn Farrell Arena.
Hastings - The Hastings College men's basketball team was looking to gain some ground in the Great Plains Athletic Conference but the Prairie Wolves of Nebraska Wesleyan had other ideas defeating the Broncos 82-79 Wednesday night at Lynn Farrell Arena.
Cliché or not it was certainly a tail of two halves for the Broncos shooting nearly 57 percent from the floor in the first half but then struggled in the second shooting under 39 percent.
NWU shot well in the first hitting over 54 percent from the field and got even hotter in the second shooting better than 62 percent including going 5-8 from behind the three-point line. The Prairie Wolves finished the night connecting on 7-13 three-point shots.
Hastings was led by Dylan Flinn as he led all scorers with 25 points which is a career high. Brady Lollman finished the night with 22 points as well.
Nebraska Wesleyan was led by Jonah Bradley as he finished with 20 points as five Prairie Wolves finish in double digits.
With the loss, Hastings falls to 18-9 (9-8) on the year and will be back in action Saturday Feb. 9 at 4:00 p.m. as the Broncos will play Mount Marty in Hastings at Lynn Farrell Arena.