USI Athletics
Image of a locker full of equipment
Meet the Team
2008-09 Media Guide
Season Outlook
Game Notes
Quick Facts
Recent Releases
Camp Info.
Prospective Student Athletes
Coaches & Staff
Varsity Club
Women's Basketball Home
Athletics Home
Women's Basketball

November 21, 2006

King's career-high lifts Eagles past UIS

at Southern Indiana (1-1): 84
Illinois-Springfield (2-4): 53
Box Score

Michelle King

EVANSVILLE, Ind.Senior forward Michelle King (Columbus, Indiana) scored a career-high 22 points and pulled down a career-best 10 rebounds as the University of Southern Indiana women's basketball team defeated the University of Illinois-Springfield, 84-53, Tuesday night at the Physical Activities Center.

USI (1-1) forced the Prairie Stars into 35 turnovers and converted those miscues into 32 points as it started to pull away late in the opening period.

Despite a hot shooting performance in the opening period by Illinois-Springfield, the Screaming Eagles found themselves clinging to a 32-28 lead late in the half. The Eagles, however, closed the opening period with a 7-0 run to go into the intermission with a 39-28 halftime advantage.

After spotting the Prairie Stars three points to open the second half, the Eagles went on a 10-0 run to build an 18-point cushion five minutes into the closing period.

The Eagles, who out-scored the Prairie Stars 42-20 in the paint, held Illinois-Springfield to just six field goals in the second half. USI put the game out of reach midway through the second half as it used a 17-5 run to extend its lead to 66-36.

Sabrina Brandon

Senior forward Sabrina Brandon (Danville, Illinois) was 7-of-8 from the free throw line and finished with 15 points, while junior forward Jasmine Baines (Jeffersonville, Indiana) and junior guard Marshay Jolly (Merrillville, Indiana) added 10 point each. Baines also had six rebounds, while junior guard Akiya Alexander (Evanston, Illinois) chipped in nine points and a game-high six assists.

UIS (2-4) got 13 points from junior forward/center Bethany Borrenpohl and a game-high 12 rebounds from junior center Cherena Douglas.

The Eagles return to action Sunday when they host the Gulf South Conference's Christian Brothers University at 2 p.m. at the PAC.

Dan McDonnell,
USI Sports Information

8600 University Boulevard - Evansville, Indiana 47712-3596 812/464-8600

Academics | Prospective Student | Current Student | Athletics
Visitors | Events and News | Administration

Copyright © 2015 University of Southern Indiana All rights reserved.

Head Coach

Assistant Coaches


Other Links

Map to GLVC
D-II Women's Hoops
NCAA Stats
National Rankings
Regional Rankings
NCAA Sports