CHAMPAIGN, Sick. – College of Missouri women’s basketball (11-2) went on the highway and defeated Illinois (5-7, -1 Huge 10) by a score of 84-65 in the Braggin’ Legal rights contest.
5 Tigers completed in double figures with Aijha Blackwell (18), Lauren Hansen (14), Hayley Frank (14), LaDazhia Williams (13) and Haley Troup (10). Blackwell picked up her ninth double double of the time with 18 factors and 15 rebounds.
Mizzou received off to a very sluggish begin in the contest, allowing for the Illini to consider a 13-1 guide early in the 1st quarter. The Tigers then went on a 22-3 operate to take command of the recreation thanks to 9 points from Lauren Hansen and 6 from Aijha Blackwell.
Aijha Blackwell picked up her ninth double double of the time with 18 factors and 15 rebounds.
Five Tigers concluded in double figures for the 1st time considering the fact that February 7, 2021 vs. Auburn.
6 of Aijha Blackwell’s nine double doubles have occur with 15 or more rebounds.
Hayley Frank closed non-meeting perform by shooting 63 % from the flooring, 50 p.c from 3 and heading 8-for-8 from the no cost throw line in excess of the final three games.
She has also averaged six rebounds and two assists for each recreation above the last a few contests.
LaDazhia Williams has scored in double figures in back again-to-again contests.
Head Coach Robin Pingeton picked up her 200th acquire at Mizzou.
Haley Troup played in her 100th video game as a Tiger.
Mizzou will return home to confront leading-rated South Carolina on Thursday, December 30th in Mizzou Arena. Tipoff is established for 6 p.m. on SEC Community.
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