NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Strong second half defense and good offensive flow helped the Grenadiers gets past Asbury 73-64 on Saturday.
Madi Woods led the Grenadiers with 17 points, Jocelyn Mousty had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Annie Thomas had 15 points, including 10 in the second half, and Ashley Lyninger added 11 points.
The Grenadiers (14-13, 9-7 RSC) led 22-20 after the first quarter. Madi Woods and Ashley Lyninger keyed the Grenadier offense in the first half and extended the IU Southeast led to 34-26 in the second quarter. Asbury (13-14, 8-8 RSC) cut the lead to 39-38 at halftime.
The Grenadier defense held the Eagles to just 30 percent shooting in the second half and slowed the league's third-best offense. IU Southeast was great on the perimeter, forcing mostly contested three-pointers. The Eagles shot 2-of-18 (11 percent) from three-point range in the second half.
IU Southeast travels to Midway University Tuesday at 6 p.m.