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February 4, 2013

Sycamore women rally, fall short 53-46

WICHITA, Kan. — Indiana State cut an 11-point lead to two midway through the second half Sunday, but host Wichita State remained unbeaten in Missouri Valley Conference women’s play with an eventual 53-46 win.

ISU finished its first half of conference play with a 4-5 record, while the Shockers are 9-0 in the MVC.

The visitors’ only lead Sunday was 7-6, after a transition 3-pointer by Anna Munn set up by a steal by Kasey Johnson, but the home team was never out of reach.

ISU was within 18-17 before the Shockers closed out the first half with an 8-3 run. Even after Wichita opened its lead to 38-27 early in the second half, the Sycamores responded with a 10-1 run that brought them within 39-37 on another Munn 3-pointer with 8:40 left in the game.

Munn led the Sycamores with 14 points, her 17th double-figure scoring effort in ISU’s 20 games, and also had four steals. Taylor Whitley added 13 points and Racheal Mahan had 10 points and a team-high nine rebounds.

Michaela Dapprich came off the bench to lead all scorers with 16 for the Shockers, while Alex Harden added 12.

INDIANA STATE (46) — Laramie 1-6 0-0 2, Mahan 3-6 4-7 10, Whitley 3-11 7-7 13, Munn 4-13 3-4 14, Franklin 1-4 0-0 2, Johnson 2-4 0-0 5, Zurek 0-1 0-0 0, Haskins 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 14-45 FG, 14-18 FT, 46 TP.

WICHITA STATE (53) — Jacobs 2-7 2-2 6, Gordon 3-5 0-0 6, Jones 0-2 0-0 0, Diamond 2-9 2-4 7, Harden 3-5 6-6 12, Dapprich 6-11 4-6 16, Fountaine 2-6 0-0 6, Price 0-0 0-0 0, Wells 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-45 FG, 14-18 FT, 53 TP.

Halftime — WSU 26-20. 3-point shooting — ISU 4-11 (Munn 3-8, Johnson 1-2, Whitley 0-1), WSU 3-9 (Fountaine 2-5, Diamond 1-3, Dapprich 0-1). Total fouls — ISU 18, WSU 16. Fouled out — Whitley, Franklin. Turnovers — ISU 19 (Mahan 4, Munn 4, Laramie 3, Franklin 3, Whitley 2, Johnson 2, team 1), WSU 18 (Dapprich 7). Rebounds — ISU 29 (Mahan 9, Laramie 6, Whitley 3, Franklin 3, Munn 2, Johnson, Zurek, team 4), WSU 33 (Dapprich 8). Assists — ISU 9 (Franklin 4, Whitley 3, Laramie, Mahan), WSU 15 (Diamond 7). Steals — ISU 10 (Munn 4, Mahan 2, Whitley 2, Johnson 2), WSU 6 (Diamond 2, Dapprich 2). Blocks — ISU 0, WSU 3 (Diamond 2). Att — 1,627.

Next — Indiana State (12-8, 4-5 MVC) returns to Hulman Center to host Creighton on Friday and Drake on Sunday. Wichita State is 15-6 and 9-0.

 

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