MMinter drives and, shocker, a foul is called.
She hits both and LNE back in front now, 33-32, 6:22 left in 3Q
NE back in front, 33-32 after Minter ft's.
ABarada to the line for three FTs. MMinter on the foul
ABarada hits the first, misses the second, third rims out but Silver Hawks chase down the board and will reset.
Three is off, Ferguson tracks the miss and gets a layup.
And the Rockets pushing, get a three-point play. LNE leads 36-35
Northeast 36, Southwest 35. 5:17 in third quarter.
Nigeria Jones tracks a long LSW miss, scores in transition. Ferguson answers on the other end for Silver Hawks. Tied at 38 again, 4:05 left in 3Q
LSW turnover, Jones with a layup. LNE back in front
9-2 run by Northeast puts them ahead of Southwest 42-38. Minter has 18 points.
Northeast's defensive pressure is starting to cause problems for the Silverhawks.
Turnover again for LSW. LNE pressure starting to crack the Silver Hawks?
ABarada with a three for LSW. Well OK then. Back to a one-point LNE lead, 42-41, 2:58 3Q
But LNE forces another turnover, and MMinter cashes in. Back to a LNE 44-41 lead
Another LSW turnover. Foul on the floor waves off a Shadegg bucket for LNE.
But no bother. Jones waits for MMinter to get isolated on the low block, short hook is good and the foul
Free throw no good. And a LNE foul. Rockets lead 46-41, 2:14 left in 3Q
Northeast 46, Southwest 41. 2:14 left in the third.
And a lob inside to Kelle connects, bucket plus the foul. And AJones just picked up her fifth foul
LSW can make this a two-point game.
Northeast 46, Southwest 44. 1:03 in the third.
Things getting a little, uh, frantic. We also have 13 total fouls now in the third quarter.
LNE leads 46-44, 12.3 seconds left in 3Q. And Kelle at the line for LSW for the 1-and-1
Minter vs. Ferguson matchup has been one to remember. Ferguson with 16 points, Minter with 22. Playing physical defense on each other.