No. 12 Wisconsin-Stevens Point powers past No. 16 Illinois Wesleyan
Last Updated - December 15, 2012 11:38 GMT
STEVENS POINT, Wis. – Taylor Bahr scored a career-high 20 points as No. 12 UW-Stevens Point shot 50 percent from the floor to cruise past defending national champion and 16th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan 84-49 on Saturday.
Bahr shot 8-for-13 from the floor and 4-for-5 from the line.
The Pointers (6-3) took a 38-30 lead into halftime when Kaitlyn Jacobs grabbed an offensive rebound and scored in the final seconds of the half.
The Titans (5-4) scored on their first possession of the second half, but UWSP went on a 12-4 run to go up 50-36 when Myranda Tyler scored on a layup.
The Pointers held a double-digit lead for the rest of the game.
UWSP held IWU to just 30.8 percent from the floor in the second half.
Sam Barber scored 15 points and added nine rebounds in the win for the Pointers.