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Women's Basketball - Sun, Feb. 12, 2017

Saturday afternoon the Harris-Stowe Hornets Women's Basketball defeated the Stephens College Stars at home in the Emerson Performance Center 78-46. The Hornets outscored the Stars in the second quarter to give them their 12th American Midwest Conference victory and improve their overall record 16-9. Coach Haden on her team's victory. "I was really happy with the way our team shared the ball and got everyone involved.  We had 18 assists which was a season high for us.  We have been talking to our players about balancing out our scoring to take to take some pressure off Angela Randall and Brionna Taylor.  It was great to see Asia Green, Maronda Evans, Dynesha Powell as well as Brionna score in double figures."

In the first quarter Dynesha Powell and Brionna Taylor each had six points to give the Hornets a 16-16 tie. In the second quarter the Hornets turn up their game on both sides of the ball to outscore the Stars 25-6. The Hornets started the second quarter on a 15-0 run to start and the Stars did not score their first point until halfway into the quarter. Asia Green had 10 points in the quarter and at halftime the Hornets led the Stars 41-22. 

In the third quarter the Hornets went 6/10 from the field and extended the lead to 24 points with the score of 59-35 going into the fourth quarter. In the fourth the Hornets continued to hit shots as Brionna Taylor had 10 points in the quarter to finish off the Stephens College Starts. Taylor would end the game with 24 points, 10 rebounds and 1 block. Maronda Evans would score 18 points to go along with 8 assists. Asia Green would score a season high 19 points with 7 for 13 shooting from the floor. Dynesha Powell would score 15 points on three 3 points shots made. 


Game Notes: 

* Next game is Tuesday at the Emerson Performance Center against Saint Louis College of Pharmacy. 5:30 tipoff 

* Hornets rank 2nd in the nation with 24.5% three point defense 

* Khalilah Morrow ranks 38th in the nation with 3.0 offensive rebounds per game

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