ALVA, Okla. - The Northwestern Oklahoma State University women's basketball team came back with a vengeance after its home loss on Thursday against Lubbock Christian throttling Wayland Baptist 77-63 in Percefull Fieldhouse on Saturday afternoon.
Ronita Coleman starred all game for the Lady Rangers (11-10, 8-8 Sooner Athletic Conference). Coleman averages just under six points per game for NWOSU, but poured in a season-high 23 points and seemingly couldn't be stopped inside the paint.
Coleman and senior Autumn Klugh formed an inside-outside punch for Stephanie Shaw's bunch. The senior nailed four threes and scored 17 points for the Lady Rangers. Klugh sits 41 points away from joining the illustrious 1000 Point Club.
Klugh's triple followed by a Coleman basket highlighted a 10-1 run in the middle of the second half giving NWOSU its largest lead of the game at 14 points. The Lady Rangers maintained a double-digit lead for the remainder of the game.
LaParis Newsom added 13 points to round out the NWOSU double-digit scorers.
Coleman was the leading rebounder for the Lady Rangers pulling down eight boards.
The Rangers will conclude a stretch of four consecutive home games with a game Thursday against Rogers State.
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Sat, February 4, 2012
by Allan Scarabello