Minnesota Duluth stifles Dragons in women's hoops

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MOORHEAD — The Minnesota State Moorhead women's basketball team fell 54-37 on Saturday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action at Alex Nemzek Fieldhouse.

Peyton Boom scored 17 points on 8-of-14 shooting to pace the Dragons. Mariah McKeever poured in six points. Aliyah Miller brought down a team-high six rebounds in her first Dragons start, while Natalie Steichen dished out five assists and tallied five steals. Shyanne Loiland recorded four assists, five rebounds and four steals.

Minnesota Duluth (8-3, 6-1 NSIC) shot 52.2% (24 of 46), while holding MSUM to 27.4% (17 of 62) from the floor. The Dragons finished 0 of 17 from 3-point range.

The Dragons (4-7, 3-4) are off until Jan. 2, when MSUM plays at Northern State.

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