bc 47, hc 75
Bluffton hangs tough early but Hanover pulls away with 75-47 winJanuary 19, 2002
Bluffton College sophomore Lindsay Bacon scored a career-high 14 points, but the Beavers fell at Hanover College 75-47 on Saturday afternoon.
A jumper by Bacon followed by a 3-pointer by junior Melissa James cut Hanover's lead to three points at 16-13 with 9:50 left in the first half, but the Panthers scored 18 of the final 19 points before halftime to take a 33-14 lead at the intermission.
Hanover (10-8, 5-3 HCAC) then held Bluffton without a field goal in the first six minutes of the second half as the Beavers were held to a 30.2% shooting clip in the game.
Junior Lyndsey Robinson added 12 points for Bluffton (0-17, 0-8 HCAC).
Bluffton will travel to Manchester College on Wednesday evening.