SPRINGFIELD, Mo--The Missouri State Lady Bears were on the JQH Arena hardwood for a third straight game Friday night.
And they were looking for their second straight win, and revenge against Bradley.
Of all the Valley opponents, Bradley has won the most at JQH Arena, three times, looking for four.
But the Lady Bears started strong, Kenzie Williams with the three from the corner, it's 14-8 Missouri State.
Then freshman Tyonna Snow with the coast to coast sprint and the hoop, 18-10 Lady Bears.
Whitney Edie with a hot hand as well, this three from the top of the arc, 21-10.
But Bradley would go on a big run to get back in it, the steal and Michelle Young with the finish, it's 39-32 Lady Bears.
Then Katie Yohn with the long two, it's a three point game.
Yohn again, this time it's a three pointer and we're tied at 39.
But the Lady Bears would pull away, Williams again with a three from the corner, 45-39.
Nyla Milleson's Lady Bears up by nine at the break.
Second half, Whitney Edie hits this jumper, it's 54-41, Edie finished with 20.
But the star of the game was redshirt freshman Kenzie Williams, the Mt. Vernon product hit a career high six three pointers for 23 points and the Lady Bears go onto win 91-86.
Kenzie Williams/Career High 23 points:"Hitting open shots tonight. My teammates were getting me the ball when I was open. We had I think 21 assists. We had a lot of assists. That's what good team basketball is all about. We had five in double figures again tonight. That's how you win ballgames.."