Frederick’s Triple-Double Leads NSU Over Lynn

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team won its third straight game after defeating Lynn 79-69 on Saturday afternoon. The Sharks were led by a 21-point triple-double from Madison Frederick and 27 points from Hailey Conley. The duo accounted for 60.8% of NSU’s points in the Sunshine State Conference win.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP
Records: Nova Southeastern 17-2, 9-2 SSC | Lynn 14-5, 7-4 SSC
Score: Nova Southeastern 79, Lynn 69
Location: Rick Case Arena | Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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HOW IT HAPPENED

First Quarter – NSU got out to a 7-0 start thanks to an opening three-pointer from Kyarrah Grant followed by 4 consecutive points by Madison Frederick. As Lynn battled back, Hailey Conley stopped the run with a three-pointer, putting Nova Southeastern up 18-14. Mackenzie Steele poured in 3 points as the first quarter winded down, giving the Sharks a 23-20 advantage at the end of the period.

Second Quarter – Lynn started the second quarter on a 10-0 run, giving the Fighting Knights a 23-30 lead. The Sharks battled back, led by 5 points from Conley in just over a minute of game time, shortening the deficit to 32-35. Sarei McGill and Frederick each scored within the last 90 seconds of the half, putting the Sharks into halftime down 35-39.

Third Quarter – Frederick came out strong after halftime, scoring the first 4 points of the half. Kyannah Grant and Conley contributed points as the Sharks worked back to tie the game 44-44. Conley took the game over, scoring 8 points in the final three minutes and leading NSU on a 9-0 run and a 54-46 lead to end the third.

Fourth Quarter – Conley picked up right where she left off, putting in a layup to start the 4th quarter. Alexus Bryant scored 6 of the Sharks’ next 8 points, giving NSU a 65-54 advantage. Conley hit her fourth three-ball of the night and Steele followed that with a pair of free throws that put the Sharks up 70-59. Conley ended the game with four more free throws, giving her 27 points for the night. Frederick ended the game with a free throw sealing the 79-69 win for the Sharks.

STATS OF THE NIGHT

– Frederick is the first Shark to record a triple double since Christen Prasse did it on February 27, 2019, against Palm Beach Atlantic.

– Conley’s 27 points and 8 field-goals are a season-high.

UPCOMING

Nova Southeastern will welcome Rollins to the Rick Case Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 25. Tip-off is set for 5:30 p.m. EST.

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