Mountain Lions get by CC
The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shook off a slow start in the first half to beat the Colorado College Saturday afternoon at Reid Gymnasium. CU-Colorado Springs beat the Division III Tigers 71-61.
The Mountain Lions shot 29.0 percent in the opening half and trailed 27-25 at the break. CU-Colorado Springs heated up after halftime.
The Mountain Lions shot 46.9 percent, knocking down 6-of-12 on 3-pointers, as they outscored Colorado College 46-32 in the second.
Jennine Sauter scored a game-high 17 points for CU-Colorado Springs. Stephanie Sauter added 11 points, hitting 3-for-5 on 3-pointers. Janine Ota also had 10 points and seven rebounds.
CU-Colorado Springs held Colorado Collegeâ€TMs best player, Tran Udall, to just nine points on 2-for-16 shooting.
The win gives CU-Colorado Springs the season sweep of the Tigers after the Mountain Lions won 65-42 back on Nov. 30. The Mountain Lions, who hold a 25-3 record all-time against CC, have now won 13 straight over the Tigers.
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