The University of Wisconsin-Superior women's basketball team celebrated its home opener with a 77-52 win over St. Benedict on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.

Adding to festivities was senior forward Hannah Norlin, who scored a game-high 19 points and became the 11th player in school history to score 1,000 points.

Norlin, who also picked up her second double-double of the season with 13 rebounds, moved into the top 10 on the Yellowjackets' all-time scoring list.

UWS also got 12 points from Eva Reinertsen and 10 from Morgan Anderson as it improved to 4-1.

Norlin did most of her damage the opening 20 minutes with eight points and 13 rebounds.

Needing 18 points coming into the game for 1,000, she reached the milestone with a layup, assisted by Taylor Kane, to make it 68-46 with 5:42 to play.

Megan Thompson led St. Benedict (2-2) with 12 points

UWS hosts UW-Eau Claire at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.

 

St. Benedict 8-15-10-19--52

UW-Superior 26-16-18-17--77

 

Men’s basketball

Montroy Scott scored 24 points in a losing effort as UWS fell 68-56 to UW-Eau Claire on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.

Scott made 9-of-16 field goals, including a pair of 3-pointers, to lead UWS (1-5). Mac Reykdal made 4-of-8 shots from 3-point range en route to a 16-point night for the Yellowjackets, who sank 6-of-16 3-point shots overall and never led after holding a 24-23 advantage late in the first half.

Cole Rabedeaux paced the Blugolds (4-1) with 16 points.

UWS plays at UW-Stevens Point at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1.