No. 20 Marqutte women beat Montana 87-68 in Cancun Challenge (Nov 24, 2017)

BY AP • November 24, 2017

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) Natisha Hiedeman made six 3-pointers and scored 21 points, Allazia Blockton had 17 points, six rebounds and four assists, and No. 20 Marquette beat winless Montana 87-68 on Friday in the Cancun Challenge.

Marquette closed the first quarter on a 9-2 run for a 12-point lead. Montana was within seven points in the second quarter but 3-pointers by Hiedeman, Isabelle Spingola and Hiedeman made it 38-22. The Golden Eagles led by 20 at the break with 17 points from Hiedeman and Blockton's 10.

Erika Davenport added 13 points for Marquette (2-2), which made 13 of 26 from distance. Spingola finished with 14 points and Lauren Van Kleunen had nine points and seven rebounds. Hiedeman was 7 of 13 from the field, with only three misses from 3-point range.

McKenzie Johnston scored 13 points for Montana (0-5), which was just 5 of 18 from 3-point range. Madi Schoening added 11 points for the Grizzlies.

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