WOU ROUNDUP: WOU holds on for thrilling victory

NAMPA, Idaho — Western Oregon’s women’s basketball team held on for a 78-75 victory over Northwest Nazarene on Saturday.

The Wolves rallied from a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to earn the victory.

Sydney Azorr led WOU with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Kennedy Corrigan added 14 points; Savannah Heugly recorded 12 points; five assists and four rebounds; and Jasmine Miller scored 10 points.

“I’m so proud of our focus from start to finish,” coach Holli Howard-Carpenter said.

WOU opened the week with a 77-63 loss to Central Washington on Thursday.

Western Oregon hosts Western Washington Thursday at 7 p.m. and Simon Fraser Saturday at 7 p.m.

MEN’S BASKETBALL DOWNS ALASKA FAIRBANKS: Western Oregon’s men’s basketball team split its Alaska road trip, falling to Alaska Anchorage 81-73 on Thursday before defeating Alaska Fairbanks 83-51 on Saturday.

Demetrius Trammell led WOU with 17 points against Alaska Anchorage, but WOU couldn’t rally for the victory.

Against Alaska Fairbanks, WOU rolled to an easy victory. Bryan Berg scored a career-high 22 points. Tanner Omlid added 19 points and five rebounds. Trammell scored 15 points, and Akil Reese posted a career-high 14 points. JJ Chirnside added seven rebounds and four steals.

WOU plays Northwest Nazarene Thursday at 6:30 p.m. and Central Washington Saturday at 7:30 p.m.


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