Lady Broncos Put Away Utah State 72-55

It had been a while since the Boise State women's basketball team won a road game. They took care of business tonight in easy fashion, downing Utah State 72-55 in Logan. (Photo provided by Foto208.com)

The Boise State women's basketball team blitzed Utah State 72-55 tonight in Logan to advance their season record to 14-12 overall. Coach Gordy Presnell's team is now 6-8 in the Western Athletic Conference.

Jackie Lee led the way for the Bronco women with 15 points, six rebounds and five assists. Center Michelle Hessing contributed 12 points and seven rebounds and Rebecca Kepilino added 11 points and eight rebounds. Jessica Thompson was also a key factor on the boards for Boise State with eight rebounds.

The Aggies were led by Jessica Freeman who had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Taylor Richards who added 11 points and six assists.

Boise State hosts Idaho Sunday afternoon in Taco Bell Arena--tipoff is at 1 p.m. for Senior Day. Seniors Heather Little and Benita Buggs will be saluted prior to the game.



Boise State 72
Lee 5-10 3-4 15, Ja Thompson 1-2 0-0 2, Hessing 6-8 0-0 12, Buggs 2-8 0-0 4, Je Thompson 3-12 0-1 6, Galassi 3-9 0-0 6, Begay 3-6 0-3 8, Little 1-5 0-0 2, Stewart 2-2 2-2 6, Kepilino 5-10 1-2 11, Team 31-72 6-12 71.

Utah State 55
Rutledge 1-6 2-4 5, Gross 2-6 1-4 5, Freeman 5-11 4-6 14, Snelgro 1-6 1-2 4, Brox 0-2 0-0 0, Richards 4-9 3-4 11, Torp 0-3 2-2 2, Tressler 0-0 0-0 0, Pares 1-1 0-0 2, Freeze 0-3 0-0 0, Marchant 3-7 2-4 8, Hagen 1-5 0-0 3, Team 18-59 15-26 55.

Half-time: Boise State 31, Utah State 24. 3-Pointers: Boise State 4-13 (Lee 2-6, Buggs 0-1, Je Thompson 0-2, Begay 2-4), Utah State 4-17 (Rutledge 1-4, Gross 0-1, Snelgro 1-4, Richards 0-1, Pares 1-1, Freeze 0-1, Hagen 1-5). Rebounds: Boise State 45 (Je Thompson, Kepilino 8), Utah State 43 (Freeman 10). Assists: Boise State 19 (Lee 5), Utah State 13 (Richards 6). Turnovers: Boise State 10, Utah State 15. Blocks: Boise State 2 (Lee, Kepilino 1), Utah State 2 (Freeman 1, Hagen 1). Steals: Boise State 10 (Ja Thompson, Galassi, Begay 2), Utah State 7 (Snelgro, Torp 2). Fouls: Boise State 21, Utah State 15. Fouled out: none. Att.: 350.


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