PLAINVIEW, Tex. – The Ranger women held Wayland Baptist to just one three-pointer on the night, as Wayland Baptist’s bench scored 36 points to defeat Northwestern 71-40 in the first of the two game swing in Texas.
Northwestern briefly led at the beginning of the game, taking a 12-6 lead. The Flying Queens came back to take a 17-16 lead and never looked back as they led the remainder of the game.
The Lady Rangers were down 36-27 at half, but a poor shooting second half led to only 13 second half points. Northwestern was only able to hit five field goals, including a three-pointer, in the second half.
For the night, NWOSU shot 31 percent from the field and were 6-of-15 from three. The Lady Rangers didn’t have a double figure scorer, as Rachel Wilczek was the high-scorer with seven points. Autumn Klugh and Claudia Vazquez finished with six points each.
Wayland Baptist’s Jessica Walker and Megan Coats both scored 13 points each to led the Flying Queens. On the night, WBU hit 42 percent of its shots, made one three-pointer and were 12-of-18 from the free throw line.
Northwestern (9-10, 3-8) finished the Texas road trip on Saturday, playing Lubbock Christian in a 6 p.m. game.
Fri, January 22, 2010
by Ryan Hintergardt