Alexa Willard and Aubrey Buckley scored 19 points apiece to lead Missouri State to a 69-58 win Friday at Loyola, the Lady Bears’ third straight win.
Willard, a sophomore from Stoutland, poured in 15 points before halftime, as the Lady Bears took a 35-29 lead into the locker room. She also tallied a career-high six assists, several to Buckley down low in the second half.
Missouri State (15-10, 11-3 MVC) is out to its best start through 14 conference games in Kellie Harper’s five-year tenure as head coach.
The Lady Bears will head to Valparaiso for a 3 pm tip-off on Sunday.