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Mayville State women win; Jimmies play at 3:30

Mayville State defeated Cornerstone, Mich., 86-82 in opening-round play at the NAIA women's national basketball tournament in Sioux City, Iowa on Thursday.

Marcisa McMillan had 26 points and 17 rebounds for the Comets, who advance to the Sweet 16 on Friday. 

The Comets trailed 41-31 at halftime, but outscored Cornerstone 55-41 in the second half.

The Jimmie women, one of four No. 1 seeds in the 32-team tournament, face Roosevelt, Ill., at 3:30 p.m., today.

Dave Selvig
Selvig has been a sports writer at The Sun since 1999 and sports editor since 2009.
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