Thursday, November 30, 2017

Women's Basketball: UIS women roll to victory

The University of Illinois Springfield put 15 players into the scoring column and routed Robert Morris 106-27 Wednesday in a non-conference women’s basketball game at The Recreation and Athletic Center.

UIS improved to 5-1 and will start the Great Lakes Valley Conference season with a road game at Missouri S&T at 1 p.m. Saturday.

UIS then widened its lead and capped an 11-0 run when Jasmine Sangster made a 3-pointer to increase the advantage to 23-9 with 3 minutes 49 seconds left in the quarter.

The Prairie Stars closed the period on a 10-1 spurt and led 36-15 after one.

Tehya Fortune nailed four 3s and added 16 points, while Destiny Ramsey chipped in 13 for UIS.

The Prairie Stars finished 14-for-35 from 3-point range and outrebounded the Eagles 62-34.

This article appeared in The State Journal-Register on November 29, 2017.

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