UW-Parkside women: Nelson helps Rangers fly past Lewis
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UW-Parkside women: Nelson helps Rangers fly past Lewis

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The UW-Parkside women’s basketball team got a career-high 24 points from Alyssa Nelson as the Rangers beat Lewis 82-63 in a nonconference game Wednesday night in the DeSimone Gymnasium on the Parkside campus in Somers.

The Rangers (4-6) led 29-11 after the first quarter, but the Flyers, who won 10 straight games against Parkside when both teams were in the Great Lakes Valley Conference, battled back and tied the game at 54-54 late in the third quarter.

Nelson’s 3-point basket put the Rangers back in the lead for good and they outscored Lewis 23-9 in the fourth quarter.

Nelson went 10 of 16 from the field (3 of 6 from 3-point range), scoring 16 of her points in the second half. She also led the team with eight rebounds.

Taylor Stephen finished with 18 points and nine assists, and Carolina Rahkonen added 12 points for Parkside.

Rachel Hinders led Lewis with 28 points and 12 rebounds.

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NO. 1 STANFORD 78, NO. 23 TENNESSEE 51: At Stanford, Calif., Kiana Williams had 19 points and seven assists as Stanford improved to 10-0.

Lexie Hull added 11 points and nine rebounds to help the Cardinal move within a victory of the program’s best start since opening 11-0 in 2012-13.

NO. 4 OREGON ST. 91, NORTHERN ARIZ. 57: At Lahaina, Hawaii, Taylor Jones had a double-double by halftime and Oregon State pulled away at the Maui Jim Maui Classic.

The Beavers (10-0) never trailed and led the Lumberjacks (2-6) by as many as 34 points.

Jones had 17 points and 10 rebounds in the first half. The freshman center finished with a career-best 25 points on 12-of-18 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds, including seven offensive boards.

NO. 7 BAYLOR 111, ARKANSAS ST. 43: At Waco, Texas, Juicy Landrum set an NCAA record by making 14 3-pointers for all of her career-high 42 points for Baylor.

Landrum attempted all but one of her 24 shots from 3-point range for the Bears (9-1). She also had eight rebounds and seven assists.

NO. 8 FLORIDA ST. 70, NORTH FLORIDA 41: At Tallahassee, Fla., freshman forward River Baldwin scored a season-best 19 points, Kiah Gillespie added 13 points and eight rebounds and Florida State routed North Florida.


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