No. 16 Missouri women win 10th straight, 75-55
Dec. 17, 2017
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham scored 19 points and No. 16 Missouri rolled its 10th straight win with a 75-55 victory over Indiana at the West Palm Beach Invitational on Sunday.
Cunningham, coming off a season-high 35-point performance against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, scored 17 of her points in the third quarter when the Tigers outscored the Hoosiers 28-14 to break open a game Missouri led by seven at halftime. She was 4 of 6 from 3-point range in 22 minutes. Amber Smith added 10 points, Cierra Porter grabbed 12 rebounds and Hannah Schuchts blocked five shots.
With the win, the Tigers (10-1) tied the program's sixth-longest streak.
Amanda Cahill scored a season-best 18 points and Tyra Buss 14 for Indiana (6-5), which had a two-game win streak snapped.
Missouri outrebounded Indiana 46-28, 16-8 on the offensive glass, and had a 16-3 advantage in second-chance points.