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Women's Basketball - Sat, Jan. 14, 2017
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UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. - - - Make it three in a row for the women's basketball team as they traveled over to University Park, Ill. to take on Governors State University Saturday afternoon. The Eagles cruised to a 66-55 CCAC conference win to make it three straight wins and improved to an overall record of 7-4 in conference action. 

 

The Eagles highlighted the win by keeping Governors State to 30 percent shooting from the field and just nine percent shooting from 3-pt range. GSU  had trouble shooting all night and struggled from the free-throw line as well shooting 58 percent. The defensive effort by Judson pressured Governors State forcing 22 turnovers with eight Judson steals and six blocks. Offensively the Eagles created more great ball movement totaling 11 assists and created 13 second chance opportunities on offensive rebounds.

 

The key player of the game was Jayla Barrett (JR/Homewood, IL) as she was the leading scorer for the Eagles and reached a career milestone in the process. Barrett entered the contest with 977 career points and got exactly 23 points in the win over GSU to reach the exclusive 1,000 career point club. Barrett shot 7-for-16 from the field including 2-for-3 from 3-pt range and 7-for-8 from the charity stripe. Barrett leads the team this season with 288 total points for an average of 15.2 per game. 

 

Conference action resumes on Wednesday, January 18th as Judson travels to St. Ambrose University. Tip-off is set for 5:30pm.