Tommie women had Gusties first loss

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Lucia Renikoff scored 15 points and Hannah Spaulding scored 14 to lead No. 11-ranked St. Thomas to a 74-66 win over previously unbeaten and No. 12-ranked Gustavus in MIAC women's basketball play Wednesday night in St. Peter.

The Tommies (7-1 overall, 4-0 MIAC) ran their season win streak to six and their MIAC win streak to 38. They shot 58 percent from the floor to offset 19 turnovers.

Kylie Brazil scored 12 points and Maddie Wolkow added 10 as the UST starters outscored GAC's 58-36.

The Gusties (7-1, 3-1) had only seven turnovers but shot just 39 percent from the field, including 3-of-14 from behind the arc. Mikayla Miller scored a game-high 24 points to lead the home team.

Six different players scored for UST during a 16-4 run to close the second quarter with a 12-point lead.

Gustavus answered with a 21-8 run in the third quarter for a 48-47 lead, but the Toms countered with a 14-4 run, and Gustavus was never closer than four points in the final quarter.

The Tommies face Luther at home on Saturday (3 p.m.).