Hannah Belanger scored 25 points and Katie Jaseckas had 13 points and 13 rebounds to help Truman grind out a 51-46 victory over William Jewell in Liberty today (Sat.). It was the fifth win in a row for the Bulldogs to improve to 9-2.
Leading 36-34 Truman got the first two baskets of the fourth quarter to get a little breathing room at 41-34. The Cardinals got back as close as 45-44 when Belanger and Jaseckas combined to hit four straight free throws for the winning points. Coach Theo Dean was glad to get a victory when offense was a struggle….
Kiara Bradley led all scorers with 28. Truman sweeps the season series between the two teams. Jewell drops to 5-7. The Truman women next play at McKendree on Thursday. You can hear the game on KRES starting at 5:15. The Bulldog men remain in quarantine next week.
postgame with Theo Dean…