The Mizzou women improved to 2-0 with a dominating win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 85-34, Monday night at Mizzou Arena. The 34 points allowed were the least by a Mizzou opponent since a 53-30 defeat over UT Martin on Dec. 7, 2010.
Cierra Porter finished with 12 points, six rebounds, three assists and two blocks. Sophie Cunningham and Jordan Frericks both scored 11 points. Kayla McDowell scored ten points and Bri Porter scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high eight rebounds off the bench.
“I’m proud of our effort on the boards and really proud of our unselfish play,” head coach Robin Pingeton said.
Mizzou outscored UAPB 31-10 in the second quarter to take a 47-21 lead into halftime. The Tigers held UAPB to 13 points in the second half.
There are new rules to women’s basketball this season to help the energy and pace of the game. Here’s a quick cheat sheet from @SEC