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Girls State Hoops: Mankato Loyola Upsets Maranatha in OT Thriller

Updated: 03/21/2014 12:52 PM
Created: 03/21/2014 12:34 PM KSTP.com
By: KSTP Sports

Lindsey Theuninck made a pair of free throws with .4 seconds remaining in overtime to carry Mankato Loyola past second-seeded Maranatha Christian Academy 93-91 Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Girls' State Basketball Tournament. The teams combined to score 184 points, a new state record.

Mankato Loyola was down by four points with 21 seconds remaining in regulation when Theuninck hit a jumper and then fellow freshman RaeAnn Dose scored in the paint to tie the game at 81 with two seconds left.

Loyola outscored Maranatha 12-10 in the extra session to advance to the Class A semifinals against Win-E-Mac on Friday at Williams Arena.

Theuninck finished with a game-high 37 points to lead Loyola.

Four players finished in double figures for Maranatha.


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