Women’s Basketball: SD Mines falls to Northern State in home opener

RAPID CITY, S.D. – After an 0-2 start, the South Dakota Mines women’s basketball team returned to Goodell Gymnasium Thursday for its home opener.

The Lady Hardrockers hosted Northern State University from Aberdeen.

It was the first match-up between these two teams since 2014.

The game was close for three quarters.

But then the Wolves pulled away in the fourth quarter and beat the Hardrockers, 76-67.

Piper Bauer led SD Mines with 15 points, while Makenna Bodette added 14 points.

Ryan Weiss, who’s coming back from a knee injury, played 19 minutes and finished with 11 points.

The Hardrockers fall to 0-3 on the season.

South Dakota Mines heads to Montana to play, MSU-Billings on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m.

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