St. Mary's and St. Ben's both went into Wednesday night's game at 16-4 and tied for 2nd place in the MIAC. St. Mary's came away with a 70-63 win, still tied for 2nd and in contention for a 1st round bye in the playoffs. The host Cardinals took the lead for good on a 3 by reserve Shelby Auseth at 44-43 at 14:42, and led by as many as 12 down the stretch. Jessica Thone led all scorers with 20 and added 4 assists and 3 steals. Morgan Dale had 17 points and 8 boards for St. Ben's.
Player of the Day: Derrick Williams, Minnesota Timberwolves, 24 points and 16 rebounds in a 97-93 home loss to the Utah Jazz.
Coach of the Day: Mandy Pearson, St. Mary's women