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Denver rushes past North Miami 97-53

Denver rushes past North Miami 97-53

In front a rocking crowd, the Denver Wildcats welcomed their North Miami counterparts to the Mile High City with a 97-53 win on Friday night. Denver opened the game with a scoring run that kept North Miami looking to make up ground throughout the contest.

Denver stationed themselves under the basket no matter who was shooting to collect 49 total rebounds throughout the night. Jasmine Culbreath and Victoria Huber had 14 and 11 respectively. Samantha Neal regained her hot hand to the tune of 16 points for Denver while Kourtney Shirley had a game high 18.

By the final buzzer, the Denver Wildcats went 2-0 career against North Miami with the 97-53 victory. Myia Russell had 15 points for North Miami.

Denver will host McPherson College on Saturday at 3pm in the final game of the women's side of the Wildcat Classic. North Miami will take on Arizona Christian University in an earlier contest on Saturday.