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Salukis pounce on Wichita State mistakes

The Southern Illinois women turned 19 Wichita State turnovers into 22 points on the way to an 80-66 win over the Shockers on Sunday in Carbondale, Ill.

Rangie Bessard led WSU (7-19, 4-11 MVC) with 23 points, while TaQuandra Mike added 19 as the Shockers shot a season-high 60.9 percent from the field, hitting 28 of 48 shots.

Rishonda Napier led SIU (17-9, 10-4) with 30 points.

WSU returns to action Saturday at Missouri State.

WSU

18

6

23

19

66

SIU

14

13

27

26

80

WSU (7-19, 4-11): Lockhart 3-5 0-0 6, Lozada-Cabbage 3-3 0-0 6, Mike 9-11 0-0 19, Chapel 4-8 0-0 10, Bessard 7-16 8-8 23, Stovall 0-1 0-0 0, Francis 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 1-2 0-0 2, Lehne 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-46 8-8 66.

SIU (17-9, 10-4): Pierre 4-8 1-3 9, Nebo 1-4 0-0 2, Macklin 6-8 6-6 18, Napier 10-19 4-4 30, Giebelhausen 6-11 0-0 14, Stephenson 1-1 0-0 2, Bowling 0-0 0-0 0, VanHyfte 0-1 0-0 0, Corrigan 2-6 0-0 5. Totals 30-58 11-13 80.

Three-point shooting—WSU 2-5 (Mike 1-1, Bessard 1-3, Stovall 0-1); SIU 9-16 (Macklin 0-1, Napier 6-8, Giebelhausen 2-4, Corrigan 1-3). Rebounds—WSU 22 (Martin 7); SIU 25 (Pierre 8). Assists—WSU 14 (Bessard 5); SIU 14 (Macklin 3, Napier 3). Fouls—WSU 16, SIU 15. A—616.

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