Just a few games to report from the early part of the week:
Charlisse Leger-Walker scored 20 points as Washington State edged USC 57-54 on Sunday – her 9th 20-point game of the season. In the process she passed Brooke Blair (837 points for Idaho State University, 2015-18) to move up to 18th on the NZ all-time list of scorers in women’s NCAA Division I basketball.
Charlisse also tallied 6 rebounds and deuces in assists and steals. Krystal L-W had just a single point but did post a game high 5 assists, 3 rebounds and a steal.
For USC Tera Reed tallied 3 rebounds and 2 assists.
UC Irvine (10-3) moved up to second on the Big West Conference league table after a 67-50 victory against UC San Diego. Freshman guard Olivia Williams finished with 9 points, 6 rebounds and an assist.
Fresno State 68 (Amiee Book 3 points) Nevada 72
Fordham 43 (Kendell Heremaia 5pts, 4rebs, 3 assists, 2 steals, 1 block) Rhode Island 58
James Moors was a perfect 9 from 9 from the field as Colorado State moved to 10-3 in the Mountain West Conference (MWC) after defeating Fresno State 65-50. Moors finished with 11 points in 18 minutes of action bringing up 100 points for the season in the 65-50 win against Fresno State and 8 points in the 77-74 success against Boise State.
The win against Boise (10-2) was significant as Colorado are only one win behind the second placed team in the MWC.
Sam Mennenga and Davidson College returned to winning ways with a 71-62 victory over Duquesne. The former Westlake Boys big man finished with 7 points, passing 300 career points in the process, 7 rebounds and a brace of assists. Davidson 11-2 in the Atlantic-10 Conference and two games clear at the top of the table.
Zach Riley enjoyed a significant amount of playing time in Fordham’s 66-61 loss to Victoria Commonwealth. The freshman guard who only joined the Rams shortly before Xmas played 20 minutes accumulating 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 points in only his fifth collegiate game.