Boise State's women's basketball team was fired up and scored an important road win over Louisiana Tech 85-68 tonight. It was the first time in history that a team defeated the Lady Techsters in consecutive conference road games.
The BoiseState women's basketball team
blew past Louisiana Tech tonight 85-68, becoming the first team in history to
win consecutive conference road games in Ruston.Coach Gordy Presnell's team defeated Tech
last year 68-47.Jackie Lee led five
Broncos in double figures tonight with a season high 18 points and added six
The Broncos ran
out to a 22-13 lead with to play.Tech cut the lead to three with remaining before BoiseState poured in the final
seven points of the half and the first five of the second half to go up
45-30.The Lady Broncos extended the
lead to 22 points at 80-58 and coasted the remainder of the game.
collected her first career double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds for BoiseState.Jamia Malone had 14, while Tasha Harris and
Jessica Thompson added 10 each.Jenna Galassi had nine points and six rebounds.Natassja Levingston led Louisiana Tech with 17 points but was held
scoreless in the second half.Shanavia
Dowdell hit for 17 points and brought down eight boards.JoKierra Sneed contributed 11 points and 10
rebounds for the Techsters while Tarkeisha Wysinger had 10 points and seven
defense held Tech to 38 percent shooting from the field (25-66), and also
benefited by outrebounding the Western Athletic Conference's top rebounding
The BoiseState win was the first for a
WAC team on the road this season, improving their season mark to 9-6 overall
and 1-2 in league play.Tech fell to 7-9
on the season and 1-2 in the WAC.
face two critical home games next week, taking on UtahState Thursday and Nevada Saturday.