NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Strong second half defense and good offensive flow helped the Grenadiers gets past Asbury 73-64 on Saturday.
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.