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Norlins scores 1,000th point in UWS win

University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Hannah Norlin (42) gets a hug from her coach, Zach Otto-Fisher, after scoring her 1,000th point for the Yellowjackets during their win over St. Benedict Wednesday, Nov. 28, at UWS. (Jed Carlson / 1 / 2
Superior's JIm Allen, right, poses for a photo with Dave Cochran during Wednesday night's doubleheader at Mertz Mortorelli Gym. Allen and Cochran were teammates on the "Killer Bee" teams of the last 1970 and early 1980s. (Jed Carlson / / 2

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.