TU (women) 73, Stephen F Austin 56

Thursday, January 1st 2004, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- Becky Heidotten scored a career-high 26 points to help Tulsa cruise to a 73-to-56 victory over Stephen F. Austin.

Heidotten hit 13-of-15 field goal attempts, tying the school's single-game record Wednesday afternoon. She made a team-high eight rebounds and a career-best four blocked shots.

SFA kept the game close and led by one point, 22-to-21, with 3 minutes and 56 seconds left in the first half.

The Hurricane quickly regained the lead and led at the half, 30-to-26. Tulsa had the upper hand by as many as 23 points in the final four minutes and scored its seventh victory of the season.

Tulsa's Meagan Moody and SFA's Britany Vinson each scored 16 points in the game.