Klabo lifts UND women to win over Eastern Washington

GRAND FORKS-Lexi Klabo, a junior from Fargo Davies, scored 26 points and pulled down 7 rebounds to lift North Dakota to an 81-79 Big Sky Conference women's basketball win over Eastern Washington Thursday.Fallyn Freije, a junior from Edmore, N.D.,...

GRAND FORKS-Lexi Klabo, a junior from Fargo Davies, scored 26 points and pulled down 7 rebounds to lift North Dakota to an 81-79 Big Sky Conference women's basketball win over Eastern Washington Thursday.

Fallyn Freije, a junior from Edmore, N.D., added 15 points and 7 rebounds for UND, which improves to 9-9 overall and 2-5 in the Big Sky.

Eastern Washington falls to 10-9 overall and 5-2 in the Big Sky.

EWU 15 20 21 23--79

UND 26 16 20 19--81

EWU: Starks 5-11 0-0 13, Hodgins 6-14 13-14 25, Hartleroad 0-4 0-0 0, Morrow 9-18 7-8 28, Wolff 0-1 0-0 0, Klaman 1-3 0-0 3, Cunningham 3-4 2-3 8, Chandler 1-6 0-0 2, Francis 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 25-62 (FG), 22-25 (FT).

UND: Franklin 0-0 2-2 2, Dailey 3-6 2-2 10, Morton 4-5 0-1 10, Leet 1-1 1-2 3, Sawatzke 0-0 0-2 0, Dooley 0-0 0-0 0, Reinke 1-4 5-6 8, Strand 1-4 3-4 5, Fleecs 0-1 2-2 2, Klabo 10-13 5-6 26, Freije 4-8 6-8 15. Totals: 24-42 (FG), 26-35 (FT).

Total fouls: EWU 28, UND 19. Fouled out: Cunningham, Morton, Reinke. 3-point goals: EWU 7-20 (Starks 3-5, Morrow 3-8, Klaman 1-2), UND 7-15 (Dailey 2-5, Morton 2-2, Reinke 1-4, Klabo 1-1, Freije 1-1). Rebounds: EWU 17 (Chandler 5), UND 28 (Klabo 7, Freije 7). Assists: EWU 9 (Starks 3), UND 14 (Freije 4, Reinke 3). Turnovers: EWU 8 (Starks 3), UND 20 (Morton 3, Strand 3).