HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. — The UNO women scored a season-low point total in dropping a 57-40 decision at Northern Kentucky on Thursday night.

The Mavericks had 16 points midway through the third quarter and trailed by 23.

UNO shot 36% from the field and committed 27 turnovers.

Mariah Murdie led the Mavs with 13 points and eight rebounds while Elena Pilakouta added eight points and seven boards. They combined to go 10 of 15 from the field, but the rest of the team went 8 of 35.

UNO (2-4) returns to action Nov. 29 against VCU at the Southern Mississippi Classic.

UNO (2-4).....................10 6 16 8—40

Northern Kentucky.........18 12 21 ​6—57

UNO: Murdie 6-7 0-2 13, Pilakouta 4-8 0-0 8, Killian 2-9 0-0 6, Ekdahl 0-2 0-0 0, Ogier 0-3 0-0 0, Wilson 2-4 0-0 4, Johnson 2-2 0-0 4, Filer 1-3 1-4 3, Schmitt 1-4 0-0 2, Johnston 0-2 0-0 0, Carter 0-1 0-0 0, Felici 0-3 0-0 0, Petersen 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 18-50 1-6 40.

NKU: Glick 4-15 1-1 11, Garcia 3-14 2-2 8, Souder 3-4 0-0 8, Turner 3-5 1-2 7, Coffey 2-3 0-2 4, Clos 3-8 0-0 8, Niece 2-5 0-0 5, White 0-3 2-2 2, Lewis 1-2 0-0 2, Rose 0-3 1-2 1, Irvin 0-0 1-2 1. Totals: 21-62 8-13 57.

3-point field goals: UNO 3-17 (Murdie 1-1, Killian 2-5, Ekdahl 0-2, Ogier 0-1, Filer 0-1, Schmitt 0-1, Johnston 0-1, Felici 0-3, Petersen 0-2), NKU 7-20 (Glick 2-7, Garcia 0-2, Souder 2-3, Clos 2-4, Niece 1-2, White 0-1, Lewis 0-1).

Rebounds: UNO 38 (Murdie 8), NKU 36 (Coffey 8). Assists: UNO 11 (Johnston 3, Petersen 3), NKU 10 (Niece 3).

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