Lady Hornets force overtime, fall at home

Emporia State rallied to force overtime against Northeastern State but the No. 9 Lady Hornets lost at White Auditorium.

EMPORIA (KSNT) – The Emporia State women’s basketball team rallied in the second half and outscored Northeastern State by 11 points to force overtime but the 9th-ranked Lady Hornets could not capitalize in the extra session. ESU (18-4, 11-4 MIAA) received 19 points from Kelly Moten, while Merissa Quick added 17 in a losing effort.

The Emporia State men lost 73 to 63 against the Riverhawks. Terrence Moore led the way for the Hornets with 14 points and Jay Temaat chipped in 13.

Emporia State is home against Saturday afternoon for a doubleheader against Central Oklahoma. The women begin at 1:30 p.m. and the men’s contest is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at White Auditorium.

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