Nov. 10, 2007
ALBUQUERQUE N.M. - Tiera DeLaHoussaye scored 15 points to lead the Western Michigan Broncos over the Northwestern Wildcats, 64-61, in the first game of the second night of the Women's Sports Foundation Challenge at The Pit.
The Wildcats were in the driver's seat the entire night. The game got interesting with a little under two minutes to play. With both teams knotted at 59-59, the Broncos would take only their second lead of the night, 61-59. After four consecutive missed free throws by the Wildcats, the Broncos would put the final touches on a come-from-behind 64-61 victory.
DeLaHoussaye had another big game chipping in seven rebounds and five assists. She also went eight of 10 from the charity stripe. Also contributing for the Broncos were Sara Vest and Molly Dwyer both with 11 points.
Ellen Jaeschke, starting in place of the injured Amy Jaeschke, led the Wildcats with 19 points and was a force in the paint. Of the Wildcats seven total blocks, Jaeschke accounted for five. She also finished with 13 rebounds.
In the final day of competition, the Broncos will face the Dayton Flyers in the early game at 12 p.m. at The Pit. The Wildcats will take on the New Mexico Lobos in the afternoon game at 2 p.m. in The Pit.