Sunday, December 20, 2015
MAINE WENT UP AGAINST MINNESOTA IN A WOMEN’S BASKETBALL GAME
On Nov. 20 Maine and Minnesota squared off against each other in a basketball game. Minnesota looked to move the ball down the floor and score baskets in transition.
Minnesota’s Rachel Banham called for the ball and came up with 3-point baskets as well as layups.
Maine pushed the ball down the floor.
There was a media timeout with 4:22 left in the first quarter. The score was Minnesota 20, Maine 13.
Maine looked to set the tempo after the timeout. They were able to push the ball in transition and make layups.
After one quarter of play the score was Minnesota 26, Maine 20.
Minnesota pushed the ball down the floor and kept scoring baskets in transition.
The Minnesota defense made it hard for Maine to get open looks at the basket.
Minnesota stepped up and was able to make their 3-point shots. Maine couldn’t contest the shots that Minnesota put up.
There was a media timeout with 3:53 left in the second quarter. The score was Minnesota 39, Maine 29.
Minnesota continued to get the ball into the hands of Banham who came up with a variety of shots.
At halftime the score was Minnesota 46, Maine 37.
As the third quarter got underway Maine started the third quarter in a zone defense. They wanted to spread the Minnesota out.
There was a media timeout with 7:18 left in the third quarter. The score was Minnesota 52, Maine 40.
Maine did a good job of distributing the ball to everyone on the floor. They got everyone involved in
There was a timeout on the floor with 5:04 left in the third quarter. The score was 54, Maine 48.
Maine continued to chip away at the deficit late in the third quarter.
After three quarters of play the score was Minnesota 67, Maine 54.
Minnesota kept attacking the basket in the fourth quarter. Banham continued to get to the basket and come up with huge plays.
Minnesota was too quick for Maine. Minnesota came away with the 91-64 victory over Maine.