Lady Raiders Thump Washington State, 89-45|
Dec. 1, 2007
PULLMAN, Wash. - The Texas Tech women's basketball team picked up its biggest win of the season in an 89-45 thumping of Washington State today. The win improved the Lady Raiders to 9-0 on the season.
Tech jumped out quick to start the game, holding the Cougars (2-5) scoreless the first seven minutes of the game with a 16-0 advantage before Washington State scored its first point on a free throw. The Lady Raiders led the whole game with its biggest lead of 46 points coming with 4:52 remaining in the game.
The Lady Raiders shot 54.7 percent from the field, connecting on 35-64 shots. It marked the second time this season Tech has shot 50 percent or better with the first occuring against Northeastern back in November. Tech outrebounded the Cougars 48-31.
Junior Stanecia Graham paced Tech in scoring as she tied her career-high 19 points. Senior Erin Myrick added 15 points, while junior Maria Moore and sophomore Ashlee Roberson chipped in 10 points apiece. Moore barely missed her first career double-double, dishing out nine assists. Myrick and sophomore Raquel Christian both grabbed seven rebounds
Tech led 44-20 at the half.
The Lady Raiders return to action on Tues., Dec. 4, as they host Houston at 7 p.m. at the United Spirit Arena.