College women's basketball: UMD crushes Crookston to clinch North
Minnesota Duluth put the hammer down in the second quarter and cruised past Minnesota Crookston 83-59 on Friday to clinch the NSIC North Division championship in Crookston.
The Bulldogs took a six-point lead into the second, then outscored the Golden Eagles 21-9 in the second frame. UMD improved to 19-2 in the division and 22-5 overall. The Bulldogs wrap up the regular season at Bemidji State at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Against Crookston, Brooke Olson led the way with 24 points, hitting 11-of-15 from the field, and the Bulldogs shot 56 percent from the field. Sarah Grow had 14 points and seven rebounds and Ann Simonet and Payton Kahl both scored 13 points.