Bruins top century mark in rout of NCC

Jamie Winkler pumped in 22 points to lead BU past NCC on Tuesday evening.
Jamie Winkler pumped in 22 points to lead BU past NCC on Tuesday evening.

BELLEVUE, Neb. -- Jamie Winkler led four players in double-digits as all 13 Bruins scored to power the (RV) Bellevue University women's basketball team to a 106-44 victory over Nebraska Christian College on Tuesday evening at the Gordon Lozier Athletic Center.


(RV) Bellevue: 7-1
Nebraska Christian: 1-7

Recap: (RV) Bellevue 106, Nebraska Christian 44

Bellevue hit a three-pointer on their first possession and never trailed in their third 100-point scoring output of the season.

The Bruins out-scored NCC 57-16 in the middle two quarters to turn a 10-point lead after a quarter of play into a commanding 51-point advantage headed into the fourth quarter.

Jamie Winkler led the Bruins with 22 points.  She was joined in double-figures by Elexis Martinez (18), Faith Ross (13), and Morgan Cuffe (12).

The 20-point game was the third of Winkler's career and second this season.

A trio of Bruins – Ross, Shayla Dean, and Taeha Pankey – recorded four assists on the night as BU totaled 25 dimes on 34 made buckets.

Camry Porter scored 11 to lead the Sentinels and Alexis Frondarina chipped in 10 points in the loss.

Bellevue turned around their recent rebounding woes with a 46-35 edge on the glass. Miranda Hennings and Cuffe led the way with six apiece while Winkler, Martinez, and Laura Jurek each added five boards.

Kayla Bloodworth pulled down 10 rebounds and blocked four shots for Nebraska Christian.

The Bruins took great care of the ball, committing just 11 turnovers, while forced NCC into 32 giveaways for a 35-5 edge in points off turnovers.

BU sank 26-of-28 (92.9 percent) shots from the free throw line, their best effort from the charity stripe in their three-season history.

Up Next:

Bellevue ventures south for a pair of games at the College of the Ozarks Classic on Friday-Saturday, Nov. 16-17. The Bruins face Mid-America Christian on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and take on host and No. 6-ranked College of the Ozarks on Saturday at 3 p.m.


  • Bellevue wrapped up their six-game homestand with a 5-1 record and they have now won four-straight.
  • Elexis Martinez established new program highs for free throws made in a game and free throws without a miss in a game (12).