Bison fall into shooting slump, fall to Nor'easters 72-31

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University of New England 72, Nichols 31
Dudley, Mass. – Nichols Athletic Center
Tuesday, January 12, 2016

All-Time Series & Streaks
The Bison fell to 5-18 all-time against the Nor'easters and have lost 13 in a row – including six-straight at home.

Three Stars of the Game
1) UNE sophomore Olivia Shaw (Saco, Maine) – scored a game-high 23 points on 9-of-10 shooting; also recorded five assists, four rebounds, and one steal
2) UNE junior Alicia Brown (Greenland, N.H.) – filled the stat sheet with nine points, six blocks, four rebounds, two assists, and one steal
3) UNE senior Lauren Hayden (Chantilly, Va.) – went for six points, seven rebounds, four assists, and two steals

Quick Synopsis
The Nor'easters shot 49 percent from the field and scored 23 points off of 34 Nichols turnovers to earn a 72-31 win in Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) action. Shaw led UNE with 23 while nine other student-athletes scored at least three points. Nichols was led by junior Taylor Daniels (Dudley, Mass.) with seven points.

Key Stat of the Game
The Nor'easters held the Bison to 18 percent shooting (10-of-57) – including nine percent in the second half (3-of-32).

Turning Point
UNE outscored the Bison 21-5 in the third quarter – highlighted by 10 from Shaw.

Quick Hits
-Sophomore Allison Cerrato (Rockland, Mass.) added six points, four rebounds, and two steals in 21 minutes for Nichols.
-UNE held a 47-36 edge on the glass, led by Hayden with seven board. Senior captain Jessica Kelliher (Marshfield, Mass.) pulled down five to lead Nichols.
-The Nor'easters were credited with an assist on 22 of their 27 field goals (82 percent) as Shaw had five and Hayden notched four.

Next up
Nichols (1-12, 0-6 CCC) – Thursday, January 14 vs Gordon, 5:30 p.m.
UNE (9-3, 6-0 CCC) – Thursday, January 14 vs Eastern Nazarene, 5:30 p.m.