Panthers gain four points with one-point victory over Dalhousie

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UPEI Panthers

Donahoe leads UPEI women's team to win

Katie Donahoe had 21 points, eight assists, eight rebounds and four steals to lead the UPEI Panthers to a 68-67 win over the Dalhousie Tigers Saturday in Halifax.

The victory gives the Panthers four key points as it chases a playoff berth with one game remaining in the Atlantic University Sport regular season.

Panther forwards Kiera Rigby had 18 points and six rebounds while Jane McLaughlin had 15 and eight, respectively, in the win.

Ainsley MacIntyre had 14 points and 10 rebounds to pace the Tigers while Diedre Alexander had 13 points and 11 assists.

The Panthers led 17-10 after the first quarter and 37-29 at the half. They were outscored 22-13 in the third to go to the fourth quarter trailing 51-50.

The Tigers outscored the Panthers 7-0 in the final three minutes.

The shooting percentages were close between the two teams, but the Tigers turned the ball over 21 times compared to the Panthers nine.

UPEI is in fifth place in the conference with the top six making the playoffs.

The Tigers and Panthers have 6-13 records, but the Panthers had two more points due to the conference’s formula of awarding four points for some wins and two for others.

UPEI finishes the regular season Friday at UNB while Dalhousie plays at Cape Breton. Memorial and St. FX play each other for two games. All games are worth four points.



                     GP       W        L          Pts.

Saint Mary’s   18       17        1          46

Acadia           18       16        2          42

Cape Breton   18       12        6          30

UNB              18       10        8          24

UPEI             19       6          13        18

Dalhousie      19       6          13       16

St. FX           18       3          15       10

Memorial       18       3          15       10

Organizations: Panthers, Dalhousie Tigers, Atlantic University Sport

Geographic location: Halifax, Cape Breton, Saint Mary

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