HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Josie Filer hit three timely 3-pointers down the stretch to help the UNO women rally to a 78-70 win over Mississippi Valley State on Saturday afternoon at the Southern Mississippi Classic.

UNO went 14 of 38 from 3-point range, and that included going 4 of 5 in the final 5:25.

The Mavs (3-5) trailed 63-61 when Filer, a sophomore who had missed this season’s first five games because of injury, hit a 3 with 5:25 left. After MVSU tied it 66-66, Filer hit another 3 with 3:03 left, putting UNO up for good.

Mikaela Ekdahl’s trey with two minutes left made it 72-68, then Filer followed with another 3 with 1:07 left to secure the win.

While Filer finished with 11 points, Claire Killian led the Mavericks with 15 points. Freshman Ella Ogier turned in a solid all-around game with 14 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three blocked shots, while Ekdahl chipped in 13 points and seven rebounds.

Killian and Ekdahl each hit four 3-pointers. As a team, UNO made 23 3s the past two days after making 26 through its first six games.

UNO (3-5) returns home to face UMKC Wednesday at 7 p.m.

UNO 78, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 70

UNO (3-5)............................  17    24    14    23—78

Mississippi Valley St. (0-6)... 22    16    15    17—70

UNO: Killian 4-12 3-4 15, Ogier 6-13 1-1 14, Ekdahl 4-9 1-2 13, Filer 4-8 0-0 11, Pilakouta 3-5 0-0 6, Murdie 2-6 2-2 6, Wilson 2-2 1-2 5, Johnston 1-2 0-0 3, Felici 1-3 0-0 3, Carter 1-3 0-0 2, Johnson 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 28-65 8-11 78.

MVSU: Cotten 8-14 4-4 22, Thigpen 9-14 1-4 19, E. Smith 3-7 0-0 8, Wraggs 3-8 0-0 6, N. Smith 2-4 0-0 4, Williams 2-2 3-4 7, Darcus 2-2 0-2 4, Ward 0-4 0-0 0, Robinson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals: 29-56 8-14 70.

3-point field goals: UNO 14-38 (Killian 4-12, Ogier 1-5, Ekdahl 4-9, Filer 3-4, Murdie 0-1, Johnston 1-2, Felici 1-3, Johnson 0-2), MVSU 4-8 (Cotten 2-3, E. Smith 2-4, Ward 0-1). 

Rebounds: UNO 37 (Ekdahl 7), MVSU 30 (Wraggs 8). Assists: UNO 22 (Ogier 7), MVSU 10 (Cotten 2, E. Smith 2, N. Smith 2, Ward 2). 

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