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Frandsen’s Sixth Double-Double Not Enough As T-Birds Downed By Bears

January 28, 2017
By SUU Strategic Communication

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GREELEY, Colo. - The Southern Utah women’s basketball wrapped up their road weekend Saturday afternoon in Greeley against the Big Sky leading Northern Colorado. Despite leading at the end of the first quarter, the Thunderbirds still remain winless in Big Sky play, falling 74-55 to the Bears.

The T-Birds came out strong in the first quarter putting up 19 points while holding the Bears to just 15. Things took a drastic turn in the second quarter however as the Bears used a 17-0 run to take the lead. The Thunderbirds were only able to put up nine points in the second quarter.

The T-Birds picked things up in the second half, but were not able to recover as they found themselves trailing 74-55 when time expired.

Sophomore Darri Frandsen finished with her sixth double-double of the season putting up 22 points and pulling in 10 rebounds.

The Lady T-Birds will return home next week for their first matchups of the season with Weber State and Idaho State.

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