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March 7, 2014

Jennings named a Top 60 senior

Jennings named a Top 60 senior

Logansport’s Whitney Jennings is on the list of the Top 60 senior girls basketball player as compiled by Garry H. Donna, publisher of Hoosier Basketball Magazine. These girls were selected from approximately 1,600 senior players statewide.

Two sessions of the 33rd annual Top 60 Senior Girls’ Workout will be hosted by Hoosier Basketball Magazine in conjunction with the IHSAA and the IBCA on March 16 on the campus of Marian University in Indianapolis.

The Top 60 Senior Girls’ Workout includes six of the state’s top scorers — Jennings (32 ppg); Kindall Fincher, Fort Wayne Canterbury (25.8); Allison Nash, Speedway (24.9); Haley Cook, Hamilton Heights (23.3); Alicia Wilson, Owen Valley (22.9); and Maura Muensterman, Evansville Mater Dei (22.7).

Other notable selections include Chelsea Bentley, Anderson; Caroline Buhr, Penn; Emily Harrison, Western Boone; Jaclyn Heath, LaPorte; Alex Hochstedler, Fishers; Kacie Juday, Tipton; Jasmine Love, Kokomo; and Carley O’Neal, Western.

Le Moyne falls in NE-10 semis

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Northeast-10 Conference Rookie of the Year Michael Mallory scored 15 second-half points as top-seeded Southern Connecticut State University held on for a 62-55 victory over Le Moyne College on Wednesday night in the Northeast-10 Conference Championship semifinals at Moore Field House in an NCAA Division II men’s basketball game.

Le Moyne got to within two points late when Mallory answered with a conventional three-point play to push the Southern Connecticut lead back to five with 16 seconds left.

The Dolphins, ranked seventh in this week’s NCAA East Region rankings, drop to 17-11 on the season and now await word on a possible bid to the NCAA Championships. The eight-team East Regional field will be announced on NCAA.com on Sunday at 10:30 p.m. along with the other seven regions.

Nate Champion had four assists and six rebounds to go with two points, a steal and a block in playing all 40 minutes for the Dolphins.

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