Wisconsin-Oshkosh's second-half shooting too much for Willamette

SALEM — Wisconsin-Oshkosh shot 51.9 percent in the second half to pull away from host Willamette and win a 57-48 non-conference women’s basketball game at Cone Field House.
Titan center Kay Mikolajczak led the second-half charge by scoring 10 of her game-high 12 points in the final 20 minutes. She also had five rebounds and four steals. Oshkosh (7-1) also got 11 points and seven rebounds from Libby Sievert.

Willamette (4-2) led by as many as eight points on two occasions in the first half, before the Titans closed the opening period with a 11-0 run in the final 2:58. During that stretch, WU committed four of its 28 turnovers. Oshkosh finished the contest with just 13 turnovers.

The Titans ended up shooting 40.0 percent on the night, compared to 40.9 percent for the Bearcats.

For the first time this season, Willamette did not have a scorer in double figures. Senior guard Rosie Contri led the Bearcats with nine points, six assists and three steals. Deanna Lund added eight points and Nancy Weyler chipped in with seven points and six rebounds.

Willamette out-rebounded the taller Titans, 32-30.