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Pointer women win 5th straight


PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – Sam Barber (Schofield, WI/D.C. Everest/Winona St.) recorded her fourth double-double of the season as the UW-Stevens Point women's basketball team extended its win-streak to five games with a 84-53 win over UW-Platteville Wednesday on Bo Ryan Court.

Barber scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the winning effort while Cassie Bandow (Plover, WI/Pacelli) and Taylor Bahr (Caledonia, WI/Shoreland Lutheran) led all scorers with 15 apiece.

Bandow shot 3-for-7 from behind the arc as Bahr shot 7-for-10 from the free-throw line to go along with seven rebounds.

The Pointers shot 53.6 percent from the field and held the Pioneers to just 26.1 percent shooting.

Kim Wellnitz led the Pioneers in scoring with 12 points.

Barber's previous double-double came during the 80-58 win at home against UW-Whitewater on Jan. 25 when she scored 18 points and pulled down 11 boards.

In her last five contests, Barber is averaging 18.2 points and 9 rebounds.

The women's basketball team plays host to UW-La Crosse Saturday in Berg Gym at 3:00 p.m. on Senior Day.

Courtesy: UWSP Sports Information

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