ORU (women) 73, Wichita State 57

Friday, December 17th 2004, 6:15 am
By: News On 6

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) _ Elisha Turek scored 22 points and Claudia Louis added 21 as Oral Roberts beat Wichita State 73-to-57 in women's basketball.

Louis added ten rebounds and five assists, while Turek had nine rebounds for the Golden Eagles, who shot 50.8% from the field.

ORU led by just four -- 32-to-28 -- at intermission, then pulled away, outscoring Wichita State 41-to-29 in the second half.

Kiki Stephens scored 14 points and Antoinette Wells added 12 for Wichita State, which shot 44-point-two percent for the game.

The loss improves the Golden Eagles to 6-and-2, while Wichita State falls to 3-and-6.