Fort Wayne Earns First #SummitWBB League Win (Jan. 9 Recap)

Fort Wayne Earns First #SummitWBB League Win (Jan. 9 Recap)

-- Five different players scored in double figures to lead Fort Wayne to its first league win of the season.

Fort Wayne 76, Omaha 65 | UNO Recap // FW Recap 
FORT WAYNE, Ind. ( -- Five different players scored in double figures as the Fort Wayne women's basketball team snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 76-65 victory over Summit League foe Omaha.
De'Jour Young led all scorers with 16 points to go along with five rebounds. Peyton Fallis had a season-high 14 points and seven rebounds. KeShyra McCarver finished with 12 points while Hannah Albrecht and Kierstyn Repp each finished with 11. Albrecht also led the 'Dons with four assists and two steals.

Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League features men's basketball teams from eight member institutions: Denver, Fort Wayne, North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, South Dakota, South Dakota State and Western Illinois with North Dakota becoming an official member for the 2018-19 season. In 2016-17, The Summit League raised its RPI for the third consecutive year, finishing with an all-time best No. 11 ranking. The Summit League has sent at least three teams to the postseason nine straight years with three postseason tournament semifinal appearances the last four years, while recording the nation's best Division I winning percentage improvement since 2009-10. Called "March's Best-Kept Secret" by USA Today, The Summit League Basketball Championships annually ranks as one of the most attended Division I conference tournaments. This season's event returns to the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., March 3-6, 2018. For more information about the league, "See The Summit" by visiting and following Summit League Basketball on Twitter @summithoops.


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