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Pointer women top Stout, 65-44

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MENOMONIE, Wis. – Senior guard Cassie Bandow (Plover, WI/Pacelli) led all scorers with 15 points as the UW-Stevens Point women's basketball team pushed its win streak to eight games with a 65-44 victory over UW-Stout Wednesday evening at Johnson Fieldhouse.   

Bandow shot 6-for-10 from the field and 3-for-5 from behind the arc, while senior Ashley Averkamp (New Berlin, WI/West)and freshman Taylor Bahr (Caledonia, WI/Shoreland Lutheran) added 11 points apiece in the winning effort.

The Pointers (21-3, 13-2 WIAC) opened the game with an 11-0 run through the first three minutes. A three-pointer by Bandow extended Point's lead to 30-5 with just over seven minutes remaining in the first half and the Pointers entered halftime with a 35-13 lead.

A pair of free throws by Bahr early in the second half gave Point a 50-19 advantage, its largest lead of the game.

Brea Boomer was the only Blue Devil (6-18, 2-13 WIAC) to reach double figures, scoring 11 points.

The Pointers travel to UW-Eau Claire Saturday, Feb. 18 for a 3 p.m. match-up with the Blugolds.  

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