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Shocker women win on road

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at 10:27 p.m.

Jessica Diamond scored 20 points and led Wichita State’s women’s basketball team to a 60-51 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday night in Jonesboro, Ark.

WSU (1-1) never trailed, and led by as much as 17 points midway through the first half, but never knocked out Arkansas State (0-3). Wichita State forced 13 turnovers in the first half and led 31-23 at the break.

Jazimen Gordon had 13 points, seven rebounds and five steals for the Shockers. WSU outrebounded Arkansas State 34-27.

WSU plays its home-opener 1t 1 p.m. Sunday against Texas-San Antonio.

WICHITA STATE: Turner 2-2 0-0 4, Gordon 6-10 1-2 13, Jones 3-6 3-7 9, Diamond 6-13 8-8 20, Harden 1-5 2-2 4, O’Brien 0-3 1-2 1, Jacobs 1-2 0-0 2, Fountaine 0-3 0-0 0, Wells 0-0 0-0 0, Price 2-3 3-4 7. Totals 21-47 18-25 60.

ARKANSAS STATE: Morrill 5-11 2-3 12, Qedan 3-4 0-0 0, Olverea 4-9 2-6 11, McDowell 0-6 1-2 1, Watson 0-0 1-2 1, Brown-Haywood 0-0 0-0 0, O’Bannon 1-3 3-4 5, Jackson 1-2 0-0 2, King 0-0 0-0 0, Hunt 1-1 0-0 2, Wyatt 2-7 4-8 8. Totals 17-43 13-25 51.

Halftime — WSU 31, ASU 23. 3-pointers — WSU 0-7 (Jones 0-2, Fountaine 0-2, Diamond 0-3), ASU 4-11 (Qedan 3-4, Olvera 1-2, Morrill 0-1, McDowell 0-4). Rebounds — WSU 34 (Gordon 7), ASU 27 (Wyatt 9). Assists — WSU 4 (Harden 2), ASU 4 (4 with 1). Fouls — WSU 22, ASU 21. A — 2,543.

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