St. Edward alum Katie Yohn had a night to remember on two different fronts recently.
Yohn, now a senior on the Bradley University women's basketball team, not only broke the program's all-time record for 3-pointers made, but also hit a game-winning 3-pointer.
Yohn's 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds to play gave Bradley an 80-79 Missouri Valley Conference win over Missouri State at Renaissance Coliseum in Peoria.
Yohn came into the game having made only 2 of 17 3-pointers in her four previous contests.
Against Missouri State, she connected on 3 of 4 3-pointers, helping Bradley win its first MVC game of the year.
After tying Genny Mueller's career mark of 182 3-pointers in the first half, Yohn connected on a 3-pointer midway through the second half during a 10-0 Bradley run to break the program record.
Yohn scored 10 of her 13 points in the second half. She was one of five Bradley players in double figures.
through the team's first 15 games, Yohn was fourth on the squad in scoring at 9.8 points per game. In an average of 26.9 minutes per game, she was shooting .350 from the field and connected on 15 of 56 3-pointers, while shooting .867 from the free-throw line (26-for-30).
Yohn was second on the team in rebounding at 6.1 per game and also had 26 assists against only 20 turnovers. She also had a team-high 13 blocked shots and was second in steals with 21.
Bradley was 7-8 overall and 1-3 in Missouri Valley play through late last week.
In a 62-58 loss to Wichita State, Yohn had 3 points to go with 3 rebounds. In an 81-65 loss to Illinois State, Yohn had 3 points and pulled in 5 rebounds.
O'Connor at Illinois: Streamwood graduate Giana O'Connor is a freshman on the University of Illinois women's gymnastics team. O'Connor has not competed in a meet yet this season. O'Connor was a three-time youth national qualifier and took third in the floor competition at nationals in 2007 and was third on beam in 2010. O'Connor is majoring in business finance at Illinois.
Brown at North Dakota State: Elgin product Kory Brown is part of a successful North Dakota State men's basketball team. Through late last week, North Dakota State was 15-3 overall and a perfect 6-0 in Summit League play.
Through the team's first 17 games, Brown was averaging 4.1 points per game in an average of 24.4 minutes (17 starts). Brown was shooting .510 from the field and .800 from the free-throw line. He also was contributing 3.2 rebounds per game to go with 35 assists (against only 21 turnovers), 8 blocks and 14 steals.
In recent action, Brown had 1 point, 4 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in 26 minutes of playing time in a 73-65 win over Oakland.
He had 6 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 1 steal in 28 minutes in a 67-55 win over Ft. Wayne.
Brown added 2 points and 3 rebounds in 23 minutes in a 63-44 win over Kansas City.
Gulczynski at Wisconsin: Bartlett graduate Jacki Gulczynski was third on the University of Wisconsin women's basketball team in scoring through late last week. In her first 17 starts, Gulczynski was averaging 11.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game in an average of 30.6 minutes per game.
She was shooting .435 from the field (73-for-168) and 22-for-48 (.458) from the 3-point line and .909 from the free-throw line (20-for-22). She also had 32 assists (29 turnoers), 14 blocks and 11 steals.
In Big Ten Conference action, Gulczynski had 13 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks in 39 minutes in a 54-43 loss to Michigan.
In a 65-56 loss to Iowa, she had 10 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in 39 minutes.
In a 60-55 loss to Minnesota, Gulczynki had 19 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks in 40 minutes of action. She shot 3-for-5 from the 3-point line.
In a 70-52 loss to Nebraska, she had 13 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks and shot 3-for-6 from the 3-point line in 38 minutes of action.
Wisconsin was 8-9 overall and 0-4 in Big Ten play through late last week.
Krutwig at Parkside: Jacobs alum Conrad Krutwig is a member of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside men's basketball team.
Krutwig had started all 12 of the team's games so far this season. In those 12 games he was averaging 10.8 points per game (third on the team) in an average of 27.2 minutes per game.
Krutwig was shooting .455 from the field (51-for-112) and 16-for-51 (.314) from the 3-point line. He had made 11 of 16 free throws. Krutwig also was averaging 5.8 rebounds to go with 15 assists (11 turnovers) and 14 steals.
In a 77-69 win over William Jewell, Krutwig had 3 points to go with a team-best 10 rebounds in 32 minutes of action.
In an 85-63 win over Rockhurst, Krutwig had 11 points and 5 rebounds in 26 minutes of play.
Krutwig exploded for 25 points in 32 minutes in a 90-88 overtime win against Drury. In that contest, Krutwig shot 9-for-14 from the field and 6-for-11 from the 3-point line. He also added 6 rebounds and 2 assists.
Parkside was 9-3 overall and 4-0 in conference play through late last week.
Videckis at Arizona State: Bartlett product Haley Videckis is a freshman on the Arizona State University women's basketball team. Through the team's first 15 games, Videckis had seen action in all 15 contests, averaging 18.0 minutes a contest. Through late last week she was averaging 5.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game, while shooting .385 from the field. She had seven 3-pointers, 9 assists and 8 steals. Arizona State was 9-6 overall and 1-2 in Pac 12 Conference play through late last week.
In a recent 77-74 loss at Washington, Videckis had 6 points and 5 rebounds in 19 minutes of action.
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