UD loses to Northeastern in OT

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DAYTON (UD Athletics) - The University of Dayton women's basketball team fell short in overtime in a tough battle against Northeastern.

Dayton (1-2) continued its slate of tough non-conference games against a gritty Northeastern (3-0) team.

KEY MOMENT

Overtime – 4:37 – Northeastern's Jess Genco hit a three with 1:35 left in overtime to give Northeastern an eight-point lead

GAME BREAKDOWN

1st Quarter: Dayton 15, Northeastern 22

Northeastern jumped out to a 16-8 advantage after forcing three turnovers in the first six minutes.

The Flyers' defense held Northeastern to 39-percent shooting.

Northeastern led for the whole quarter, but by no more than eight points.

Jess Genco for Northeastern led both teams with nine points.

2nd Quarter: Dayton 34, Northeastern 41

Dayton started the quarter on a 7-0 run to even the score at 22-22.

Dayton shot 43 percent from three in the second 10 minutes.

Northeastern led 29-28 at the 4:25 mark.

Dayton took the lead for the first time with the score of 30-29.

Northeastern finished the half on a 6-0 run to take a seven-point lead.

Jayla Scaife led the Flyers with 13 points.

3rd Quarter: Dayton 49, Northeastern 51

Dayton's defense came out strong not letting Northeastern score for the first three minutes.

Northeastern led 45-38 halfway through the quarter.

Jess Genco and Shannon Todd led Northeastern with 18 and 17 points respectively.

Araion Bradshaw hits a lay-up off a turnover with 2:31 left to trim the lead to just one.

Jess Genco hit a jumper to give Northeastern a two-point lead going into the fourth.

4th Quarter: Dayton 68, Northeastern 68

Shakeela Fowler hit a three with 6:13 left to give the Flyers a one-point lead

With 4:43 left Northeastern led 58-56.

Freshman Kyla Whitehead had a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Araion Bradshaw hit a three with 49 seconds left to tie the game.

Jess Genco answers immediately to make the score 68-66.

With 26 seconds, left Jayla Scaife hit two free-throws to even the score at 68.

Northeastern missed a shot with two seconds left, forcing overtime.

Overtime: Dayton 79, Northeastern 84

Northeastern hits three straight shots to get a seven-point lead forcing a Dayton timeout with 2:12 left.

The Flyers were outscored in overtime 16-11.

Northeastern hit its free throws down the stretch and sealed the victory.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

14-11 - With 14 points and 11 rebounds freshman Kyla Whitehead recorded the team's first double-double of the year as well as career highs in points and rebounds

19 - While leading the Flyers in points today, Jayla Scaife also got her season high in points with 19 in the game.

14 - The Flyers had their season low in turnovers today with only 14.

5 - The Flyers also had their season high in blocks today with five.

15 to 5 – Northeastern benefited from a 15-5 points off turnover advantage.

29 to 11 – Dayton did benefit from 29 points off the bench compared to Northeastern's 11.

10 – There were 10 lead changes and 10 ties in the game.

KEY STAT

Northeastern shot 83 percent on free-throws while Dayton shot 71 percent.

UP NEXT

The Flyers are in action again this Wednesday, Nov. 21 against Toledo at 7 p.m. at UD Arena.

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