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UW-Stevens Point routs UW-Whitewater women

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Gazette staff
December 15, 2011
— UW-Whitewater paid for a poor first half with a 71-50 defeat Wednesday to undefeated UW-Stevens Point in WIAC women's basketball.

The Warhawks are 1-3 in the WIAC and 6-4 overall. Ninth-ranked Stevens Point is 3-0 in the WIAC and 9-0 overall. The Pointers have won their last five games against the Warhawks.


Whitewater made just six of 27 field goal attempts (22 percent) in the first half and trailed Point, 38-18.


Emily Bestor scored 17 points for Whitewater, making five of eight three-point baskets. Point's Sam Barber scored 17 points to share high-scoring honors.


STEVENS POINT 71, WHITEWATER 50


UW-Stevens Point (71)—Barber, 3-10-17; Bandow, 5-0-13; Allen, 4-0-11; Olp, 4-2-10; Tyler, 1-3-5; Althoff, 3-2-8; Lopez, 2-0-5; Pitt, 0-1-1; Bahr, 0-1-1. Totals: 22-19-71


UW-Whitewater (50)—Merg, 3-1-7; Burton, 2-0-4; Thill, 0-3-3; Kumerow, 1-0-2; Burg, 0-1-1; Bestor, 5-2-17; Glynn, 3-0-6; Quandt, 2-0-4; Tkachuk, 1-0-3. Totals: 18-6-50


UW-Stevens Point 38 33—71


UW-Whitewater 18 32—50


Three-point goals—Stevens Point 8 (Barber, Bandow 3, Allen 3, Lopez). UW-Whitewater 7 (Merg, Bestor 5, Tkachuk). Free throws missed—Stevens Point 9, Whitewater 4. Rebounds—Stevens Point 40 (Tyler 11), Whitewater 31 (Kumerow 6). Total fouls—Stevens Point 16, Whitewater 24.



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