Date: January 7, 2016
Score: (RV) WWU 76, WBC 61
Records: (RV) WWU (12-3, 7-2 AMC), WBC (8-5, 3-5 AMC)
Location: Fulton, Mo.
The Main Scoop;
The Lady Owls raced out to an early 22-11 edge after the first quarter and outscored the Lady Eagles 19-8 in the second quarter for a 40-20 advantage at halftime. Williams responded with a strong fourth quarter surge by netting 27 points in the period, but William Woods held the lead and earned its 12th victory of the season.
Stat of the Game:
Field Goal Percentage: WWU: 27-of-60 (45%), WBC: 21-of-60 (32%)
Inside the Box Score:
• Taylor Williams (JR/Mountain Home, Ark. ) had a career-high with 17 points in the game. She also knocked down a career-best five three pointers.
• Michaela Thompson (SR/Viola, Ark.) finished with 12 points and she also added five boards.
• Andrea Moffitt (JR/Lexington, Tenn. ) added nine points and had a team-best eight rebounds for WBC.
• William Woods was led by April Gebke's 16 points. Julia Wells added 15 points and 13 rebounds.
• Team Rebounds: WWU (46), WBC (35)
• Team Turnovers: WWU (10), WBC (9)
• Team Assists: WWU (22), WBC (15)
The Lady Eagles travel to Columbia, Mo., on Saturday, January 9, for a game against Columbia College. Tip-off is scheduled for 2 p.m., against the 8th ranked Cougars.
For more information on the WBC women's basketball team and for live video streaming of the contest, check out www.wbceagles.com