LITTLE ROCK, Ark–The Missouri State Lady Bears were in Little Rock to play the Trojans Monday night.
It’s a familiar foe for Mo State, and the Lady Bears were looking for their third straight win against Little Rock.
Beth Cunningham is in her second season, and won 20 games a year ago.
And it was a quick start for her Lady Bears.
Mt. Vernon product Lacy Stokes strong to the hole and the harm, three point play the hard way 3-nothing.
Then the transfer from Missouri Southern steals the ball, down the floor, over to Kyrah Daniels for the layup, it’s 10-2 Lady Bears.
Later, it’s Daniels with the three pointer 13-2 start for Missouri State.
Second quarter, more Stokes, top of the arc, a left handed three, it’s 22-7 Lady Bears.
Stokes led the Lady Bears with 18 points.
Later Angel Scott knocks down a three, and Missouri State wins the opener 52-47.