ADRIAN, Mich. -- The Siena Heights women's basketball team fell to Madonna in a 63-56 conference decision, on Wednesday.
The Crusaders powered past the Saints in the second half, scoring 42 of their 63 points.
Siena Heights led 40-21 going into halftime.The Saints were 13-30 (43.3 percent) and the Crusaders were 4-29 (13.8 percent) in the first half. The second half was another story.
Madonna held the Saints to only four points in the third quarter while they put-up 18 points, cutting the Saints lead to five points.
A jumper by Crusaders' Becca Sabol tied it up at 46-46 with 7:24 remaining in the fourth quarter. The Saints couldn't hold on as the Crusaders finished the fourth quarter with 24 points. SHU shot 5-26 (9.2 percent) in the second half while MU shot 13-28 (46.4 percent) from the field.
Three Crusaders scored in double-digits. Lindsey Hernden and Becca Sabol both had 17 points while Justice Dean finished with 10 points.
Overall, the Saints shot 18-56 (32.1 percent) from the field and 12-18 (66.7 percent) from the line. Madonna shot 17-57 (29.8 percent) from the field and 23-27 (85.2 percent) from the charity stripe.
The Saints will be back in action, on Saturday, when they host conference opponent Lourdes (Ohio) at 5:30 p.m.