STEVENS POINT, WI (WSAU) The # 1 ranked UWSP womens basketball team had no problem with Marian College Tuesday night. The Pointers went on a 25-0 run in the first half and beat the Sabres 68-19. The D forced 29 turnovers and held Marian to under 205 shooting.
Sam Barber led all scorers with 14. Jessica Brito had 13 off the bench. Earlier in the day Barber had been named the WIAC Player Of The Week.
Shirley Egner's crew returns to action on Sunday as they travel to St. Paul to face #3 ranked St. Thomas.
The Pointer mens' basketball team also rolled to a win on Tuesday, beating St. Johns 82-52. UWSP went on a 21-0 run to grab a big halftime lead.
Tyler Tillema and Clayton Heuer led all scorers with 18 points apiece. Joe Ritchay and Austin Ryf were also in double figures with 10.
UWSP (3-0) travels to Storm Lake Iowa on Saturday to face Buena Vista University.