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Boise St women top Fresno in OT for 4th straight NCAA trip

Boise St women top Fresno in OT for 4th straight NCAA trip
Posted at 6:54 AM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 08:54:43-05

LAS VEGAS — Jade Loville scored 20 points off the bench, including five-straight late in overtime, and Boise State became the first team to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, knocking off Fresno State 80-76 to win an unprecedented fourth-straight Mountain West Conference championship.

Loville hit a tie-breaking jumper in the lane with 1:32 to play, made a layup with 40.3 seconds remaining and a free throw with at 11.2 to make it 78-73. Brayden Hodgins also had 20 points for second-seeded Boise State.

The freshmen Cavinder twins, Haley and Hanna both had 17 points, as did Aly Gamez for top-seeded Fresno State.