Lady Bears Ride Big 2nd Half To Tourney Win

Published 03/13 2014 10:01PM

Updated 03/13 2014 10:02PM

ST. CHARLES, Mo--The Missouri State Lady Bears faced Southern Illinois Thursday night in the valley womens tournament.

This was close, end of the first half, when katie palmer curls off the screen and swishes the jumper, it's 25-24 Lady Bears at the half.

Second half, Missouri State pulls away, Hannah Wilkerson fakes the three, steps inside and hits the 15 footer, 29-26.

Then Desiree Phillips hits this three from the wing, 34-30 Lady Bears.

And then on the break, Tyonna Snow feeds Lexi Hughes for the hoop, and the Lady Bears win 61-39 and will play Wichita State Friday at six.

Wilkerson and Tyonna Snow eached scored 12 points for the Lady Bears.

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