GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Missouri State 87, Evansville 54


Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Jasmine Franklin and Sydney Wilson had 16 points apiece, and No. 23 Missouri State pulled away in the second quarter and cruised to an 87-54 victory over Evansville.

The back-to-back Missouri Valley Conference regular season champion Bears (19-2, 15-0 Missouri Valley) extended their winning streak to 15, their longest since an 18-game stretch during the 2003-04 season.

Elle Ruffridge added 14 points for Missouri State. Abby Hipp had six points, 10 rebounds and four assists. Wilson and Ruffridge each had four of the Bears' 11 3-pointers.

Abby Feit scored 16 points for Evansville (6-15, 2-14).

Ruffridge made three 3s and Franklin added six points as the Bears outscored the Purple Aces 24-6 in the second quarter and built a 40-20 halftime advantage. They held a double-digit lead the rest of the way.

March 5, 2021


Missouri State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Franklin F 27 7-8 2-2 0-0 3-9 3 0 0 0 3 16
A. Hipp F 21 3-6 0-0 0-1 2-10 4 1 1 2 0 6
B. Calip G 30 3-8 3-3 0-4 3-6 5 0 3 1 0 9
E. Ruffridge G 24 4-8 2-2 4-8 0-2 3 0 2 3 1 14
S. Wilson G 23 6-14 0-0 4-10 3-6 2 0 0 1 3 16
E. Gartner 19 3-5 1-2 0-1 2-6 2 2 0 1 0 7
S. Manning 16 1-5 0-0 1-5 1-3 1 0 1 2 1 3
A. Jackson 13 4-5 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 0 1 8
M. Bhinhar 10 0-2 0-0 0-2 0-0 2 0 1 1 3 0
P. Rocca 10 2-6 0-0 2-5 1-2 1 0 1 1 0 6
D. Winslow 4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0
B. Ellis 3 0-2 2-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Totals   200 33-69
(.478)
10-11
(.909)
11-37
(.297)
17-48 23 4 10 13 14 87


Evansville
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Poland F 24 2-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 0 0 3 3 4
A. Feit G 34 6-14 1-2 3-7 0-5 0 1 1 3 2 16
R. Stephens G 29 2-5 2-2 1-2 0-4 0 1 0 2 2 7
S. Thurwalker G 26 2-5 1-3 0-0 1-3 1 0 1 1 0 5
A. Newman G 20 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-1 2 0 0 1 3 3
L. Reed 29 3-9 0-0 0-3 0-0 6 0 2 3 2 6
A. Griffin 28 4-7 0-2 1-2 0-1 1 1 1 2 1 9
N. Partee 10 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Totals   200 22-52
(.423)
4-9
(.444)
6-16
(.375)
2-20 12 3 5 16 13 54



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