Shocker women lose another

11/24/2012 8:09 AM

11/24/2012 8:42 AM

Richmond held the Wichita State women scoreless for almost eight minutes in the second half on the way to a 49-46 win over the Shockers on Friday at the Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico.

WSU recovered and led 46-44 with 2:28 to play, but didn’t score again.

Jessica Diamond led WSU with 17 points.

The Shockers face James Madison on Saturday at noon to finish play in Cancun.

WICHITA STATE: Jacobs 2-2 4-4 8, Turner 4-10 1-3 7, Gordon 0-2 0-0 0, Jones 0-3 0-0 0, Harden 3-9 6-6 12, Diamond 8-15 0-0 17, Price 1-2 0-0 2, Wells 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 17-43 11-13 46.

RICHMOND: Okoro 4-8 1-1 9, Brown 2-5 1-4 5, Sopper 1-2 0-0 3, King 0-2 4-4 4, R.Bilney 5-10 6-8 20, Nicholls 0-0 0-0 0, Powell 0-0 0-0 0, Tolson 0-2 0-0 0, S.Bilney 0-0 0-0 0, Dannelly 2-3 1-2 5, Wann 1-4 1-2 3. Totals 15-36 14-21 49.

Halftime — WSU 25, Richmond 18. 3-pointers — WSU 1-7 (Diamond 1-3, Jones 0-1, Turner 0-3), Richmond 5-11 (R.Bilney 4-7, Sopper 1-2, Tolson 0-2). Rebounds — WSU 22 (Price 6), Richmond 26 (Okoro 7). Assists — WSU 5 (Turner, Diamond 2), Richmond 11 (three with 2). Fouls — WSU 14, Richmond 20.

Kansas 76, Alabama A&M 59 — Carolyn Davis scord 19 points and Angel Goodrich had 15 points and eight assists in KU’s win in Lawrence.

Kansas (4-0) never trailed, but never opened a lead larger than 11 points until midway through the second half.

Alabama A&M – E. Johnson 4-13 3-4 11, Robertson 5-9 2-3 12, A. Strickland 1-5 0-0 3, Davis 5-9 0-0 11, Oneal 2-2 0-2 4, B. Strickland 2-7 0-0 4, Sippial 1-3 0-0 2, Sanders 3-7 0-0 6, Richardson 3-3 0-0 6, Lowery 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-58 (2-7) 5-9 59.

Kansas — C. Davis 8-15 3-4 19, Jackson 2-4 1-3 5, Goodrich 5-12 3-3 15, Engelman 3-5 0-0 6, Knight 4-5 0-0 9, Boyd 3-7 1-2 7, Cole 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 1-2 0-0 2, Gardner 3-9 1-1 7, Harper 3-7 0-1 6, Hawkins 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 32-67 (3-11) 9-14 76.

Halftime — Kansas 40, A&M 31. 3’s — A&M 2-7 (Strickland, S. Davis), Kansas 3-11 (Goodrich 2, Knight). Rebounds — A&M 23 (Robertson 8), Kansas 49 (Engelman 8). Assists — A&M 9 (A. Strickland 4), Kansas 20 (Goodrich 8). Fouls — A&M 12, KU 10. A — 2,205.

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