Adams State beats CU-Colorado Springs
The Adams State Grizzlies beat the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 61-49 Saturday night in Alamosa.
For the third straight game, the Mountain Lions found themselves down by double digits at halftime, this time trailing the Grizzlies 30-20. CU-Colorado Springs trailed by as many as 15 in the second half before going on a run to take the lead.
Back-to-back 3-pointers by Maribeth Martinez and Lindsay Arnoldus capped an 18-5 run that gave the Mountain Lions a 47-44 lead with 6:23 remaining. The Grizzlies scored the next nine points then put the game away by hitting their free-throws.
CU-Colorado Springs was led in scoring by Arnoldus, who dropped in 10 points before fouling out of the contest. She also dished out a game-high five assists. Martinez had nine points off the bench for the Mountain Lions, shooting 4-for-4 from the field.
Despite being held to just 3-for-12 shooting, Meagan Hoffman led the Grizzlies with a game-high 17 points and 11 rebounds. Hoffman did most of her damage at the free-throw line going 9-for-11 from the stripe. The Grizzlies as a team held a huge advantage at the free-throw line, outscoring the Mountain Lions 26-5 on free-throws.
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