Dawnyelle Awa scored a game-high 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting to lead the Washington State women’s basketball team to a 66-53 victory over host Kansas.
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Dawnyelle Awa scored a game-high 19 points on 8-for-11 shooting to lead the Washington State women’s basketball team to a 66-53 victory over Kansas on Sunday.
Taylor Edmondson added 12 points for the Cougars (9-2), who outscored Kansas 22-12 in the fourth quarter.
“We were just talking about how hard we wanted to play defense,” WSU coach June Daugherty said of the final quarter.
The Cougars shot 45.3 percent and limited the Jayhawks (5-5) to 31.4 percent before 2,184 at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas made 15 free throws, compared with nine for WSU.
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Washington State hosts Washington on Dec. 29 in the Pac-12 opener for both teams.