The Alaska Nanooks fall prey to the Nighthawks

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Alaska Nanooks had a tough time to start their conference schedule, falling to the Northwest Nazarene Nighthawks.
The Nooks struggled against the Nighthawks falling 92-53.
Alaska fell by 39 points, and it was the fourth quarter that put the Nanooks far behind as they were outscored 26-7 in the final frame.
Marian Wamsley and Kylie Wallace led the Nooks with 10 points each, but it wasn't enough to offset the 33 percent shooting from the floor as a team.
Bench points are what led Nazarene over Alaska, as they outscore them 42-17.
Alaska can point to their strong first half defensively against the Nighthawks, as they were only down 33-25 heading into halftime.
They even held Northwest to only 20 percent from downtown.
This drops the Nanooks 3-4 and have a four game losing.
They will look to take down the Central Wildcats for another GNAC matchup.
The Wildcats come into this conference battle 5-1, but saw their perfect season fall to the hands of the Anchorage Seawolves.
The key player for the Wildcats is Taylor Shaw, who averages 14.3 points and 49 percent from downtown a night.
For the Nanooks, it is Kylie Wallace, who might have big night tomorrow on the boards.
This matchup starts tomorrow at 6 p.m. Alaska time in Ellensburg, Washington.