|Williams Baptist (Ark.) 11-17, 7-14 AMC||18||8||13||28||67|
|William Woods (Mo.) 18-8, 15-6 AMC||21||17||21||14||73|
|Feb. 16, 2017|
|Williams Baptist (Ark.)||Indv. Leaders||William Woods (Mo.)|
|#5 Alytrius Perry - 20||Points||#23 Peyton Greenlee - 22|
|#20 Andrea Moffitt - 12||Rebounds||#12 Kaycee Gerald - 7|
|#5 Alytrius Perry - 4||Assists||#23 Peyton Greenlee - 4|
|Williams Baptist (Ark.)||Team Statistics||William Woods (Mo.)|
|39.3% (24 - 61)||Field Goals %||40.3% (27 - 67)|
|39.3% (11 - 28)||3 Point Field Goals %||38.9% (7 - 18)|
|80% (8 - 10)||Free Throws||70.6% (12 - 17)|
|10||2nd Chance Pts||11|
Date: February 16, 2017
Scores: Williams Baptist College 67 vs. (RV) William Woods University 73
Records: WBC (11-17, AMC 7-14) vs. (RV) WWU (18-8, AMC 15-6)
Location: Anderson Arena - Fulton, Mo.
The Lady Eagles from Williams Baptist College traveled to Fulton, Mo., on Thursday evening for an American Midwest Conference matchup against William Woods University. Woods, who is receiving votes in the latest NAIA Top 25 Poll came away with a 73-67 victory.
The game entered the fourth quarter with Woods leading 59-39. However, the Lady Eagles mounted a ferocious comeback; outscoring the Owls 28-14, but coming up short, as the game ended 73-67 in favor of WWU.
WBC struggled offensively before the fourth quarter, entering the frame 15-of-44 from the floor. However, the team got things started with an Alytrius Perry (SR/Marked Tree, Ark. ) 3-point basket with 8:35 remaining. The basket started a 28-to-13 run for WBC that included six 3-point baskets. The team made 9-of-15 shots taken during that spell. They also made all four of their free-throws attempted in the period.
The closest the Lady Eagles got was five points with 51 seconds remaining. Woods took advantage of nine free throws in the period, making seven of them to seal the win.
The game opened with teams going back-and-forth and the Owls leading 21-18 after the first period. Poor shooting for WBC in the second and third quarters ended up being the difference in the game.
Woods used strong defensive play, limiting WBC to 8-of-26 from the field in the middle quarters. This allowed Woods to build a lead as high as 22 before the Lady Eagles fought back in the final quarter.
William Woods held a large advantage on rebounds for the game, out rebounding WBC 43-to-34, including 11 offensive rebounds to just five for Williams.
The Lady Eagles bench was a positive, as they outscored WWU 26-to-13 on the night.
Both teams shot similarly for the game. Woods made 40 percent (27-of-67), including 7-of-18 from 3-point range, while WBC made 24-of-61 (39 percent) and 11-of-28 from beyond-the-arc.
Alytrius Perry scored 20 points, including 6-of-13 on 3-point attempts. She also added four assists and three rebounds.
Andrea Moffitt (SR/Lexington, Tenn. ) secured her sixth double-double on the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Taylor Williams (SR/Mountain Home, Ark. ) provided a spark off the bench with 16 points in 21 minutes of action. She made 5-of-8 from the floor, including 4-of-7 on three point attempts.
Other scorers include Taylar Harris (JR/Joiner, Ark. ) with six, Alexus Clardy (SR/Conway, Ark. ) and Tashanescii Walker (FR/Jonesboro, Ark. ) with four a piece, and Tia Brazell (FR/Benton, Ark.) and Jordan Godwin (FR/Mountain Pine, Ark.) with two.
WBC remains .5 gameahead of Stephens College for eighth place in the American Midwest Conference, with a 7-14 conference record. They Lady Eagles currently hold the tiebreaker over Stephens. The top eight teams advance to the AMC Tournament. There are three conference games remaining.
The regular season is winding down for WBC. They have their final road regular season game on Saturday, Feb. 18, at 12th ranked Columbia College before returning home for two games. The first is against Missouri Baptist University on Feb. 23, before wrapping up the regular season with St. Louis College of Pharmacy on Feb. 25.
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