RIVER FOREST, Illinois - The MSOE women's basketball team conceded a decisive run just before halftime and was not able to bounce back in fall to Dominican 65-45 Saturday afternoon at Igini Sports Forum.
The Raiders (5-10, 3-7 NACC) built an eight-point lead in the first quarter but the Stars rallied with a 24-0 run that spanned over nine minutes in the second quarter to pull away.
Timiya Ray led Dominican with 16 points and Katie Uzoras notched a double-double of 14 points and 10 rebounds.
MSOE jumped out early and built a 16-8 lead by the 1:34 mark of the opening quarter and still led 18-12 at the first intermission.
After a Reardon basket at the 9:23 mark of the second quarter, the Red & White was ahead 20-14. Unfortunately, it would be its last field goal of the half. Dominican, however, caught fire and scored the next 24 points before a Barreto free throw just before halftime. The Raiders battled back to win the third quarter, 13-11, but DU answered with a 16-11 advantage in the fourth quarter to stifle any comeback attempt.
The Raiders shot 33.3 percent from the field, struggling from three-point range to the tune of a tough 1-for-14 clip. The Stars shot 40.3 percent in the game and hit on 6-of-20 from beyond the arc.
MSOE returns to the court Tuesday, playing at Concordia Wisconsin.