Basketball (W)

Miles Community College Women Defeats 18th Ranked Snow College

Grbic scores 19 in win

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(Miles City, MT) – The Miles Community College women’s basketball team pulled off the 79-74 upset of 18th ranked Snow College (Ephraim, UT) in the Boise Office Equipment Invite hosted by the College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls. 

After trailing by six at the halftime break, the Pioneers outscored Snow 41-30 in the second half.  Snow shot over 60 percent in the first half to give the Badgers the 44-38 advantage in the first half, but the second half MCC’s defense held SC to under 40 percent.  On the flip side, MCC shot 48 percent from the field in each half and 29-for-60 for the game. 

Four different players were in double figures for Miles led by freshman Ivana Grbic’s (Belgrade, Serbia) and her 19 points and eight rebounds.  Sophomores Kassie Barta (Fairfield) and Christen Lopez (West Jordan, UT) added 14 and 13, respectively.  Sophomore center Ivana Domljanovic (Split, Croatia) pitched in 10 points and also pulled down eight rebounds.  Lopez also handed out five assists and picked up five steals in the win.

MCC’s defense also forced 16 turnovers in the win. 

With the win, MCC improves to 7-1 on the season and faces the host school, CSI tomorrow evening at 6:00 PM. 

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