Murphy’s 18 leads No. 21 Green Bay women past Bradley 72-40
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Karly Murphy scored a career-high 18 points, Allie LeClaire added 15 and No. 21 Green Bay defeated Bradley 72-40 on Saturday.
Frankie Wurtz added 12 points off the bench for the Phoenix (9-1), who won their fourth straight. Both Murphy and LeClaire were 7 of 10 from the field as Green Bay shot 54 percent (27 of 50), including 6 of 14 on 3-pointers.
Shunseere Kent had 12 points for the Braves (5-4), who shot 30 percent (15 for 50) with 16 turnovers for a season low in scoring.
The Phoenix led 22-17 after one quarter but dominated the second, opening with a 14-2 run and closing with nine straight after Bradley’s one field goal in 10 attempts, which came at the 1:56 mark. Green Bay shot 63 percent and led 45-21. The Braves also had eight turnovers in the quarter, 12 in the half and shot 35 percent.