By Travis Morgan
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - (Box Score) No. 1 Morningside (Iowa) used a late second half run to pull away from No. 17 College of Idaho. The Mustangs were victorious and advanced to the quarterfinals after a 69-47 victory. The Lady Yotes were held without a three-pointer for the game, 0-of-18, after averaging 4.1 three-pointers per game during the regular season.
Chelsie Trask led the Mustangs with 17 points and Ashlynn Muhl followed with 16 points to pace Morningside's offense. Felicity Jones scored 15 points to lead the Lady Yotes.
With the win, Morningside advances to the quarterfinals where it will face Bethel (Ind.) on Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Tyson Events Center.
Northwestern (Iowa) made itself comfortable on the Tyson Events Center court once again, winning 92-60 over No. 10 Concordia (Mich.) to extend the Red Raider national tournament win streak to 17. Head coach Chris Yaw's program has advanced to the quarterfinals for the sixth-straight year.
For the game, Northwestern shot a lights out 50.9 percent from the floor compared to 31.8 percent for Concordia. The Red Raiders also held a 49-34 rebound advantage.
Northwestern will meet the winner between No. 2 Saint Francis (Ind.) and No. 18 Saint Xavier (Ill.) in the quarterfinals. The Red Raiders will look to push their tournament win streak to 18 when they take the court at 3 p.m. on Saturday.
The Briar Cliff Chargers came from behind to beat College of the Ozarks. They'll advance to the Elite Eight.