Women’s Basketball Uses Three-Ball to Knock off Bears

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Lynn University's women's basketball team knocked-down a season-high 10 three-pointers, including four in the final quarter, to knock off Shaw 74-47 on Tuesday afternoon.  Three Fighting Knights scored in double-figures led by Christina Potts' 13 points. 

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
Final:
Lynn 74, Shaw 47
Records: Lynn (6-1), Shaw (2-6)
Location: de Hoernle Sports and Cultural Center | Boca Raton, Fla.
All-Time Series: Lynn trails 2-4 (won 59-55 in 2017)
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STATS OF THE GAME:

  • Lynn shot a solid 49.7% from the field and 41.7% from beyond the arc while holding the Bears to 34.6% shooting overall.  Shaw was 0-for-12 from downtown.
  • Potts was 5-of-11 from the field with three, three-pointers and four rebounds.
  • Kelsi Fizer collected a double-double with 10 points (5-of-8 shooting) and 10 rebounds.  She also added a game-high five assists.
  • Jaylen Snipes put in 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting with a pair of three-pointers and four assists.
  • Kevyn McKae chipped in six points off the bench along with Sydney Fields' eight points and four assists.

BEYOND THE BOXSCORE:

  • Potts' 13 points is a season-high
  • Lynn's 27-point victory is a season-high and the largest-margin since beating Keiser by 32 points (86-54) on Nov. 20, 2017.
  • The Fighting Knights went into the half leading by just six points and outscored Shaw 42-21 in the second half.
  • Fizer logged her second double-double of the year.
  • The Fighting Knights 10 three-pointers is also the eighth-most in program history for a single game.
  • Shaw won the first four games of the series between the two teams, but Lynn has won the last two meetings.
  • 6-1 is the best start for the Blue and White since they started 7-0 in 2009-10.

UP NEXT:
Lynn hosts Johnson C. Smith on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m.  Fans can watch the game live at LynnFightingKnights.com.