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Women Add Conference Win Over Griffons

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Pittsburg - Depsite setting a school record for the fewest field goals attempted in a game, the Pitt State women's basketball team earned a 74-69 win over Missouri Western on Saturday (January 11) afternoon in John Lance Arena. 

In a game that saw 57 fouls called, the Gorillas only attempted 36 shots from the floor, making 18 of those to shoot .500 for the game. The previous record was 38 shot attempts twice during the 1989-90 season. Pitt State went to the free throw line 48 times, making 34 of its charity shots (.708). Missouri Western was 23-of-51 (.451) from the floor overall and 16-of-24 (.667) from the charity stripe.

Pitt State was led by Lizzy Jeronimus with 26 points, 16 of which came from the free throw line. Nett Reed added 16 points, 10 coming from the free throw line. She also led the team with eight rebounds, two assists and two steals. Alexa Bordewick scored 13 points, including a 3-for-5 effort from three-point range. 

The Gorillas started the game slow and Missouri Western led by as many as 11 mid-first half. Pitt State went on a 6-0 run to cut the lead to one, 21-20, with 10:04 to go in the half. PItt State continued to battle and took its first lead of the game, 25-24. on a Reed layup with 7:31 to go. Though the game was tied three times after that point, Missouri Western was not able to regain the lead until a three by Tripp Tanner with a second left gave the Griffons a 35-34 lead at the half. 

The two teams battled back and forth in the early part of the second half until PItt State was able to use a 13-2 run to take an 11-point lead, 54-43, with 9:15 to go. The closest the Griffons could get from the point on was four points, as the Gorillas improved to 11-4 overall and 4-1 in MIAA play. 

The Griffons fall to 5-8 overall and 1-6 in league action.

Pitt State will hit the road next week for a Wednesday (January 15) night game at No. 3 Emporia State and a Saturday (January 18) matchup with Washburn. Wednesday's game tips off at 5:30 p.m., while Saturday's will begin at 5 p.m.

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