BVU women use tenacious defense to beat Central

Buena Vista’s Jordan Tynes

battles Central’s Kendall

Brown for a rebound during

their Iowa Conference game

last Saturday. TIMES photo


Both teams struggled to find their shooting touch, specifically from long range, but in the end it was Buena Vista holding visiting Central to only seven fourth-quarter points en route to a 56-37 victory last Saturday to remain unbeaten in Iowa Conference play.

The Beavers held a 16-13 lead after the first quarter and took a 24-21 lead into the break. BVU then outscored the Dutch 17-9 in the third period to open up an 11-point lead and used a strong effort down the stretch to roll to the 19-point win.

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