25th-ranked Gonzaga defeats UC Riverside 87-43
Sonja Greinacher tied a career high with 21 points and Lindsay
Sherbert 19 as 25th-ranked Gonzaga defeated UC Riverside 87-43 on
Greinacher reached double-figure scoring for a sixth-straight
game, and Sherbert hit a career-high five 3-pointers, all after
halftime, for the Bulldogs (9-2), who remain unbeaten in seven home
games this season.
Gonzaga forced 25 turnovers – 19 on steals – and hit half its
field goals, 36 of 72. Haiden Palmer had nine steals to go with
nine points, and Jazmine Redmon had four steals.
Gonzaga led 36-30 after a close first half, but Palmer and
Greinacher combined for the first 11 points of the second half,
building a 47-34 lead.
Brittany Crain, with 11 points for the Highlanders (4-5), kept
her double-figure scoring streak alive at 19 games, tying the
school’s D-I record for most games in double-digits. Riverside was
held to 34-percent shooting.