Women's Basketball Loses Road Contest to No. 17 Green Bay
Dec. 10, 2010Patrick ClarkSoutheast Missouri State Sports Information
GREEN BAY, Wisc. – The Southeast Missouri State women’s basketball team saw their two-game winning streak come to end on Friday night at the hands of No. 17 Green Bay, 74-40 at the Kress Events Center.
The Phoenix (9-0) used a 19-2 run to start the second half and the Redhawks (4-6) offense stalled, scoring just 18 points in the second stanza.
The Phoenix ended the game with a 9-0 run and held the Redhawks scoreless the final 4:34.
The game was played close in the opening half as the Redhawks grabbed two separate leads.
It was just a four point game, 19-15 in favor of the Phoenix with 6:04 in the opening half. Bianca Beck (Incarnate Word/St. Louis, Mo.) scored five-straight points to get the game to that point.
The Phoenix responded 13-3 run over the next 3:24 to push the lead to 17, 35-18.
The Phoenix converted 25 Redhawk turnovers into 26 points and dominated the post, outscoring the Redhawks 32-14 in the paint.
The Phoenix also made 27 trips to the free throw line while the Redhawks just shot two free throws.
The Redhawks were led by Bailie Roberts (Maryville/Maryville, Tenn.) who scored 11 points off the bench. She shot 4-8 from the field and shot and made both free throws.
Beck scored eight points on 3-4 shooting while dishing out three assists and making three steals.
Davis also added eight points.
Miller led the teams with six rebounds.
Courtney Shiffer (Highland C.C./Freeport, Ill.) set a new career-high with four blocks.
The Phoenix had three players in double-figures led by Celeste Hoewisch's game-high 16 points.
The Redhawks continue their road swing on Sunday Dec. 19 in their Ohio Valley Conference road opener at Jacksonville State.