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MSU-Northern Skylights Advance to Sweet 16

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MSU-Northern battled from behind in the second half and defeated Columbia College 56-55 in the opening round of the NAIA National Tournament. Rachelle Bennett made a free throw with 14 seconds left in the game to put the Skylights up for good.

A'Jha Edwards had a double-double, scoring a game high 17 points to go along with 12 rebounds. Kacie McKeon chipped in 14 while Janairrika Bland lead Columbia with 12.

The Skylights Defense was solid, holding Columbia to 20-of-60 from the field.

MSU-Northern will play Oklahoma City in the Sweet 16 on Friday at 10:30 A.M.

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