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Women's basketball crushes Eureka

Credit: Abby Modaff/Greenville University
Credit: Abby Modaff/Greenville University

GREENVILLE, Ill. - The women's basketball team outplayed Eureka on Wednesday as they captured an 82-57 win in the SLIAC opener for both teams.  Jantzen Michael led all scorers in the game with 17 points, including a 5-for-9 effort behind the three-point line.

The Panthers took control of the game early, outscoring Eureka 22-14 after one period.  They extended the lead to 45-32 at halftime.

In the third quarter, the Panthers added another nine points to their lead and managed to outdistance Eureka in the fourth quarter as well to finish with a 25 point win.

Emily Brandland had a solid outing for Greenville with 16 points and a team-high seven rebounds.  Brandland, Michael, and Brittany Lopez all ended with three steals.

Wesley Woodard put 12 points on the scoreboard and added five assists.

The Panthers (3-1, 1-0 SLIAC) travel to Principia for a game on Saturday at 1 p.m.