Tuesday, March 23, 2010 – Wyoming’s women’s basketball team won a hard-fought battle with Texas Tech in Round 2, winning 68-57 in overtime in the Postseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament.
Wyoming (21-11) got a huge boost from Emma Langford, who scored 29 points and added seven rebounds and three assists for the Cowgirls, who drew 4,559 fans to the game. Wyoming will next host BYU at 9 p.m. ET Thursday, March 25.
Texas Tech (18-15), which features 10 freshmen and sophomores, was led by Chynna Brown, who scored 12 points and had four rebounds.
In other games Tuesday night, BYU (22-9) defeated Arizona State (18-14) 61-53. The Cougars advance to Round 3 to play Wyoming.
Cal started strong and then had to hold off a Utah second-half blitz as the Golden Bears defeated Utah 64-54. Alexis Gray-Lawson, who sat out Cal’s opening-round WNIT game with a concussion, was back and chipped in 18 points and five rebounds. Cal will play at Oregon starting at 10 p.m. ET Thursday, March 25.
Oregon (18-11) opened up a close game with New Mexico (19-13) in the second half, coming out on top 93-67. It’s the second straight game that the Ducks have scored more than 90 points.
Tuesday, March 23
Wyoming 68, Texas Tech 57, OT
BYU 61, Arizona State 53
California 64, Utah 54
Oregon 93, New Mexico 67
Thursday, March 25
Providence at Maryland, 7 p.m. ET
North Carolina A&T at Miami, 7 p.m. ET
Northwestern at Michigan, 7 p.m. ET
Kansas at Illinois State, 8:05 p.m. ET
Illinois at Missouri State, 8:05 p.m. ET
BYU at Wyoming, 9 p.m. ET
Cal at Oregon, 10 p.m. ET
Friday, March 26
VCU at Syracuse, 7 p.m. ET