Gondrezick, No. 19 W. Virginia women win Big 12 opener 74-63
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kysre Gondrezick matched career highs with 24 points and eight assists in helping No. 19 West Virginia beat Kansas State 74-63 in a Big 12 opener on Sunday.
Gondrezick was 9-of-14 shooting, making half of her eight 3-point attempts. Tynice Martin added 18 points and Madisen Smith, with three makes from the arc, scoring 15.
Peyton Williams, who has been averaging a double-double, had another with 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Wildcats (6-6) while Ayoka Lee, also averaging double figures in points and rebounds, just missed another double-double with 12 points and nine rebounds. Angela Harris led the Wildcats with 16 points and Jasauen Beard had 13.
West Virginia (11-1) had the lead for good midway through the first quarter and led 37-22 at halftime behind 14 points from Martin. The lead remained in double figures throughout the second half, reaching a high of 18.
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