Mizzou Women’s Basketball (3-0) shot 51 percent (19-for-37) from the field and 84 percent (16-for-19) from the free throw line for a 57-37 win at Wichita State on Wednesday evening. Sierra Michaelis (Mercer, Mo.) scored a game-high 13 points with four rebounds, two assists and two steals. Michaelis connected on three shots from beyond the 3-point arc. Jordan Frericks added 12 points, six rebounds and two assists.
The Tigers got off to a strong start defensively forcing the Shockers to miss their first ten shots as the Tigers jumped out to a 10-0 seven minutes into the game. The closest Wichita State would ever get was six. The lead was as big as 22 late in the second half after a Michaelis steal and lay up by Frericks.
The Shockers shot just 30% for the game.
The Tigers return home for a 7 p.m. CT matchup vs. Wake Forest on Sunday evening at Mizzou Arena on SEC Network.