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Kalamazoo averted extra time when Lex Krahling’s 3-pointer at the buzzer did not fall.
Washington shot only 25 percent from the floor (17-of-67), but helped to make up for that by sinking 20 of 30 free throws.
The locals led 18-10 in points off of turnovers, 14-8 in bench points, 13-7 in secondchance points, 18-14 in points in the paint and 7-5 in fast-break points. They also won the rebounding battle, 48-39.
The day before, in another first-time
meeting, Misericordia (5-4) whipped Washington, 69-45, racing out to a 21-11 lead at the end of the first quarter and leading throughout. Misericordia closed out the first quarter with eight unanswered points.
Its largest lead was 25 points, 67-42, with just under four minutes to play.
Clark (10 points, five assists) was the only Shore lady to score in double digits. Classmate Cassidy Quattro led all players with nine rebounds.
Washington’s first game of the new year is Jan. 6 at home against No. 16-ranked Muhlenberg. Tip-off is at 3 p.m. for the Centennial Conference twin bill. The men play at 1 p.m.