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Buccaneers Drop 76-56 MWC game at Lake Forest

January 29, 2013 at 7:10 pm

Buccaneer Women's Basketball

Lake Forest, IL -- The Beloit College Women's Basketball team dropped a 76-56 decision at Lake Forest College on Tuesday night in a Midwest Conference game.

LFC jumped on top early, breaking away from a 4-4 tie with five straight points.  But the Bucs answered with a 6-0 run to lead 10-9 midway through the opening half.  The score was tied again at 16-all with 4:16 left before the Foresters made the deciding run of the game, outscoring Beloit 12-0 to lead 28-16 at the break.

The Lake Forest run continued into the second half, eventually reaching 18-0 before Kandace Fox halted the drought with two free throws at the 18:25 mark to cut the lead down to 34-18.  LFC went up by 20 at 17:48 and had their largest lead at 57-31 with 9:49 remaining.  The Buccaneers got no closer than 61-42 with 6:59 remaining.

Lauren McNanna had 11 points to lead Beloit.  Taylor Grace Silar scored seven, as did Fox, who also grabbed seven rebounds.  Jenna Larsen finished with a team-high nine rebounds.

The Bucs return to Flood Arena on Saturday afternoon to host Grinnell College in a 1:00 p.m. tip.