Monday, November 14, 2011

Women's basketball: UIS holds off Lakers

The University of Illinois Springfield took a 29-point halftime lead and hung on for a 73-64 victory over the Lake Superior State Lakers.

UIS was outscored 42-22 in the second half. The Prairie Stars’ Bailey Beale and Megan Bergerud scored 22 and 21 points, respectively.

Beale pulled down six rebounds and sank four of nine 3-point attempts. Ashley Coffey came up with 11 points, 10 rebounds and four steals for UIS (1-1).

The win was featured in an November 13, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

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