Missouri State women take down No. 23 Minnesota 77-69

Published 2:18 am Wednesday, November 6, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS — Junior Brice Calip scored a career-high 21 points, Jasmine Franklin had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Missouri State beat No. 23 Minnesota 77-69 on Tuesday for Amaka Agugua-Hamilton’s first victory as coach of the Lady Bears.

Missouri State opened the game on an 18-4 spurt and held on to extend its school-record to 11th straight victory on the road. The Lady Bears returned 12 players from last season’s Sweet 16 team that finished 16-2 in Missouri Valley Conference play.

Alexa Willard added 13 points for Missouri State and Calip topped her previous high of 19 points. Agugua-Hamilton is Missouri State’s eighth head coach after spending the last six seasons at Michigan State.

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