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WSU women win fourth straight

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at 10:04 p.m.

Alex Harden had 12 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists to lead Wichita State to a 64-47 win over Sam Houston State in a women’s basketball game Thursday in Huntsville, Texas.

Allie Decker had a team-high 14 points and Michelle Price had 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Shockers (5-2), who have won four in a row.

The Shockers used a 11-0 run to build a 21-8 lead midway through the first half, and stretched the advantage to 33-18 by halftime. Sam Houston State (5-4) never cut the margin under 12 points in the second half.

WSU’s defense held Sam Houston State to 25 percent shooting (13 for 52).

Wichita State – Bonner 1-4 3-4 5, Jacobs 3-6 3-6 9, Harden 6-10 0-0 12, Price 5-11 2-2 12, Dapprich 1-3 0-0 3, White 0-1 0-0 0, Agnello 0-2 0-2 0, Decker 6-13 0-0 14, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Preston 0-0 0-0 0, Chapel 4-8 0-1 9, Dapprich 0-4 0-1 0. Totals 26-62 8-16 64.

Sam Houston State – Johnson 5-14 2-5 12, Dorsey 0-7 3-4 3, Beadle 4-6 7-11 15,Wiley 2-9 3-5 7, Carter 0-7 3-4 3, Day 1-1 0-0 2, Robinson 0-0 0-0 0, Fife 0-4 0-0 0, Barnes 1-3 0-0 3, Smith 0-1 0-0 0, Lorenz 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 13-52 20-31 47.

Halftime — Wichita State 33, Sam Houston State 18. 3s — WSU 4-7 (Decker 2-5, Dapprich 1-1, Chapel 1-1), SHS 1-12 (Barnes 1-3, Johnson 0-2, Dorsey 0-2, Fife 0-4, Smith 0-1). Rebounds — WSU 48 (12-Harden, Price), SHS 41 (Beadle 12). Assists — WSU 19 (Harden 8), SHS 10 (Dorsey 5). Fouls — WSU 24, SHS 18. A — 646.

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