CSI women use huge offensive second half in win over Western Nebraska

Golden Eagles grab their second home win over a ranked team this season
Published: Nov. 20, 2021 at 11:30 PM MST
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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — After falling behind 38-32 at the half, the 19th-ranked College of Southern Idaho women’s basketball team used 63 second half points to beat 12th-ranked Western Nebraska.

CSI 95, Western Nebraska 89

Trailing 85-79 with 3:19 left in the game, Brayli Jenks hit three straight triples to put the Golden Eagles up for good.

“Just do it for the team you know, I wanted us to win this game real bad,” said Jenks, a sophomore guard. “Western Nebraska is a great team, and so I just thought, ‘just shoot it.’ Coach always tells us just ‘keep shooting, keep shooting,’ and so that what was going through my mind.”

Jenks hit five 3-pointers on the night, tieing the team-high with 17 points. Sadie Gronning had four treys and 17 points as well.

Six players reached double figures for CSI to move the squad to 5-1.

The two schools men’s teams also squared off, with CSI cruising to a win.

CSI 81, Western Nebraska 65

CSI’s KT Raimey led all scorers with 24 points. Freshman Robert Whaley had 20.

Taelon Martin put 12 points on the board for the Golden Eagles. Jeff Reinert’s team moves to 6-1 on the season.

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