The St. Cloud State women’s basketball team got back in the win column against Upper Iowa at home on Friday.

SCSU claimed the lead early, outscoring the Peacocks 23-8. Upper Iowa rallied in the second, but the Huskies held on to take a 39-21 lead at the half.

St. Cloud was on fire in the second half of the game. They outscored Upper Iowa 14-9 in the third, putting them up a whopping 53-30. In the fourth quarter, the Huskies kept pouring in the points and came away with the 69-56 win.

Mallie Doucette led the team with 23 points. Nikki Kilboten scored nine, and Madelin Dammann and Tori Wortz each added eight.

The Huskies improve to 12-7 and 9-6 NSIC. They return to the court on Saturday to host Winona State University. Pre-game starts at 3:00 p.m. on AM 1390 Granite City Sports.