HAUTE, Ind. - The Indiana State women's basketball team
capped a Sunday doubleheader sweep for the Sycamore basketball programs, moving
to a perfect 3-0 at home this season with a 48-34 victory over the visiting
Indiana State (3-2) and Belmont (2-4) both struggled to control and shoot the ball early in the game, as the Sycamores and Bruins combined for nine turnovers and 4-for-19 shooting from the field as the game sat tied at 6-6 with 12:36 remaining in the first half.
It was all ISU in the first half following the game being tied at 6-6, as the Sycamores went on a 19-2 run over the next 10 minutes to post a 25-8 lead with 2:33 until the break.
Indiana State held a 27-13 lead at the half on the strength of a 5-for-8 effort from three-point range by junior Anna Munn. For the half, ISU shot 10-for-24 (41.7%) while holding BU to 5-for-24 (20.8%) shooting.
The Sycamores never let the Bruins back into the game in the second half, as the ISU lead stayed between 15 and 11 points for the entire final 20 minutes of the contest.
Munn led the team with 19 points, finishing 6-for-11 from beyond the three-point arc. Freshman Marina Laramie posted career-highs with 13 points and seven rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench. Jordan Coleman paced the Bruins with a 13-point, 15-rebound double-double.
Indiana State finished the game shooting 15-for-43 (34.9%) from the field while Belmont went 13-for-49 (26.5%) overall and 0-for-10 from three-point range.
The Sycamores close out the month of November with a road game at Saint Louis on Thursday, Nov. 29. Tipoff against the Billikens is set for 8:00 p.m. (ET), 7:00 p.m. locally in St. Louis, Mo.