PSU Women Beat SBU in Shootout, 90-80 - KOAM TV 7

PSU Women Beat SBU in Shootout, 90-80



PITTSBURG -- Mikaela Burgess scored a team-leading 26 points to spark the Pittsburg State University women's basketball team to a 90-80 victory over Southwest Baptist University Saturday (Feb. 10) at John Lance Arena/Whetzel Court.

Burgess hit seven 3-pointers in the contest to break into the top 25 list in NCAA Division II for career 3-point field goals. Her seven treys raised her career total to 316 moving her into a tie for 22nd place on the elite list.

The Gorillas (19-5, 11-3 MIAA), who posted their sixth straight win, shot 53.2 percent from the field in the game, making 33 of 62 shots. The Lady Bearcats (15-9, 7-8 MIAA) capitalized on a 17-6 advantage on the offensive glass to overcome a 40 percent shooting day (30-74) and stay in the contest.

Athena Alvarado (15), Brenlee McPherson (14) and Paige Imhoff (13) also scored in double figures for Pitt State.

SBU got a game-high 31 points from Megan Rosenbohm, while Caylee Richardson (14) and Ray'Shionne Smith (13) also scored in double figures.

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