Work in Sports
Youngstown State on to NCAAs
Posted: Tuesday March 07, 2000 11:17 PM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) -- Brianne Kenneally scored 21 points to lead Youngstown State to a 73-57 win Tuesday over Valparaiso for the Mid-Continent Conference championship.
The win gives Youngstown State (22-8) the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Kenneally, who shot 7-of-11 from the field, was named the tournament's most valuable player.
The Penguins led 42-30 at halftime and never lost their advantage.
Lisa Winter of Valparaiso scored 15 points for the Crusaders (18-12).