A Record Breaking Night of #SummitWBB (Jan. 24 Recaps)

Western Illinois' Emily Clemens
Western Illinois' Emily Clemens

Notes:
-- The 36 combined three-pointers by Denver and Western Illinois set a new NCAA Division I record.
-- The 118 points scored by Western Illinois are the third-most in league history in a league game.
-- WIU's Emily Clemens' 39 points, a career-high, are fifth-most in league history for league contests.
-- Denver's Lauren Loven scored a career-best 28 points in the loss at Western Illinois.


Western Illinois 118, Denver 93 | DEN Recap // WIU Recap 
MACOMB, Ill. (goleathernecks.com) -- Women's basketball action inside Western Hall sent fans into a craze Wednesday night as the Leathernecks (15-6, 5-2 Summit League) and Denver (12-10, 3-4) combined for 36 three-pointers.
 
The decision not only resulted in a Leatherneck victory, 118-93, but it also broke an NCAA single-game record for three-pointers. Sacramento State and Montana State previously set the mark at 34 on Feb. 6, 2016. The contest saw SSU hit 25 treys while Montana State recorded nine; Wednesday's conference tilt was more evenly matched between WIU and the Pioneers as both sides tabbed 18 each.  
 
Denver went 18-for-42 from beyond the arc and WIU finished 18-for-30.

Omaha 80, North Dakota State 67 | NDSU Recap // UNO Recap 
OMAHA, Neb. (omavs.com) --  Four different players scored in double figures as the Omaha women's basketball team snapped a six-game losing streak with an 80-67 victory over North Dakota State on Wednesday evening at Baxter Arena.

The win lifted the Mavericks to 9-10 on the season and 1-6 in Summit League play, while the Bison fell to 8-12 overall and 1-5 in conference play.


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