Seniors lead No. 22 Green Bay women to 88-45 romp
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Jessica Lindstrom and Allie LeClaire, the only two seniors for No. 22 Green Bay, combined for 37 points and the Phoenix coasted to an 88-45 win over Detroit Mercy on Sunday.
Lindstrom had 19 points and 14 rebounds for her 16th double-double of the season and 39th of her career. LeClaire added 18 points and surpassed 1,400 for her career.
The seniors had seven points apiece in the first quarter when the Phoenix (26-3, 16-2 Horizon League), who won their fourth straight with their highest scoring game of the season, had runs of 7-0 and 11-0 en route to a 25-13 lead.
Nicole Urbanick led the Titans (2-27, 2-16), who have lost four straight, with 17 points. They were outrebounded 48-29 and had 20 turnovers.
Detroit, the No. 9 seed, plays the opening round of the tournament on Friday and could meet Green Bay, which won its 20th straight league title, in the quarterfinals on Saturday.