HAYS, Kan. – Tatyana Legette and Whitney Randall both had double-doubles to lead the fourth-ranked Fort Hays State women to a hard fought 73-59 win over Lincoln in front of 3,187 Saturday afternoon at Gross Coliseum. The Tigers (23-1, 14-1 MIAA) have won eight straight and maintain their two-game lead over Washburn atop the MIAA.
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After a slow start, the Tigers used runs of 8-2 and 9-2 to build a nine-point lead after the first quarter. They pushed that to 15 late in the second quarter and were up as many as 17 midway through the third.
Lincoln (10-14, 2-13 MIAA) went on a 14-6 run to pull within eight with a little over three minutes to play in the fourth but the Tigers scored the final six points to put the game away.
Legette scored 15 had 11 rebounds and six assists while Randall scored 10 and pulled down 10 boards for her first career double-double. Belle Barbiere added 15 points and Lanie Page 10. Page hit two of FHSU’s five threes as they finish 5-for-24 from beyond the arc.
Zhanesha Dickerson led the Blue Tigers with 15 points and 13 rebounds.