The eighth-ranked Drury Lady Panthers hosted Lane College at O’Reilly Family Events Center on Wednesday for the Hiland Dairy Kids Game.
It was an 11 am tip-off in Springfield, with hundred of screaming youngsters in the crowd.
The Lady Panthers (13-1) came flying out of the gates in the first quarter. Hailey Diestelkamp got the ball back after a steal, then knocked down a jumper to put DU up 6-0.
Alice Heinzler connected on an early 3-pointer to give the Lady Panthers a 10-point lead.
The shots kept falling. In the second quarter, Emily Parker splashed a three to make it 23-10. Parker finished with 19 points, and Drury made 10 threes.
Lexie Vaught drew contact and scored inside to extend the lead before half, and the Lady Panthers cruised to their eleventh consecutive win, 93-63.