Barrage of 3-pointers sinks Mountain Lions
DENVER -- To three or not to three.
We will now pause for a moment while Mr. Shakespeare rolls over in his grave.
The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's most prolific 3-point shooting team was at it again Tuesday evening as the Regis Rangers drained 14 3-pointers in a 90-57 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at Regis Fieldhouse.
Courtney Ault led the barrage with four treys for Regis, which entered the game leading the RMAC with 164 3-pointers made. Stevi Seitz and Chelsea Porter each added three as Regis made 46.7 percent of its attempts.
"When you shoot 14-for-30 from three (point range) you're going to win a lot of games," said UCCS coach Jessika Caldwell.
Seitz and Lauren Luebbe led the Rangers (10-10, 6-6 RMAC) with 20 points each, while Ault and Paulina Tuell both had 12. Seitz grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds while Breanne Burley had nine assists.
Janine Jubic led UCCS (9-14, 3-9 RMAC) with nine points. Mallory Lowe added eight, while Candace Thornton and Emily Jenkins each had eight.
The Mountain Lions led 12-11 in the early going, but an 8-0 run that included two 3-pointers by Ault put Regis ahead with 8:42 left in the half. The Rangers extended their lead to as many as 14 before heading into the intermission up 39-28 thanks to 6-of-11 3-point shooting and 16 points off of 12 UCCS turnovers.
A 13-4 run, highlighted by seven points by Seitz, to start the second half put the game out of reach. A barrage of so-what 3-pointers late in the game turned the win into a rout.
Third straight loss and sixth in past seven games for the Mountain Lions.
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