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FARGO, N.D. – Michelle Berry collected her fourth double-double while Lauren Nubla scored a season-high 11 points in the Titans' 64-79 loss to North Dakota State at Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse on Monday night.
The Titans drop to 2-12 overall heading into conference play while four players scored double-digit points. Fullerton tied a season-high with 22 personal fouls en route to the team's highest scoring game since they put up 66 points at Montana State on Dec. 3.
The Titans also shot 41.3% from the field going 26-63, the second highest amount of field goals made this season.
North Dakota State jumped on the board first with two three's while the Titans played catch-up throughout the first half until Nubla hit a buzzer-beating layup at the end of the first period to cut the deficit to only one.
The Titans collected 11 rebounds while Karima Gabriel recorded five points in the first ten minutes of play.
Nubla kicked off the second period with another layup to give the Titans their first lead of the game until NDSU's Marena Whittle and Hannah Breske regained the Bison lead.
Yet after a 17-point second period, the Titans ended the first half trailing NDSU 34-29.
The Titans came out in the third period with a three-pointer from Dani Craig to jump start the Titan offense. Yet the Bison's Kennedy Childers scored nine points to quickly respond back for North Dakota, leaving the Titans to trail by 11.
The Titans didn't let that stop them though as they outscore North Dakota State in the third quarter, putting up 21 points for their largest scoring quarter in the last eight games.
Fullerton continued to push offensively as Craig kicked off the final period with five straight points to record her sixth double-digit game of the year.
Yet the Bison came out on top with a 23-point fourth period effort to seal the deal to give the Titans' their 12th straight loss, dropping their final game before conference play 64-79.
The Titans return to action as they open up Big West play at Titan Gym on Jan. 9 to host Long Beach State at 4 p.m.
NOTES: Craig recorded her sixth double-digit game of the year…. Tivenius recorded her third double-digit game of the year…