EAST LANSING, Mich. – Behind the senior trio of Tori Jankoska, Taya Reimer and Branndais Agee, the No. 22 Michigan State women’s basketball team downed Wyoming 63-51 at the Breslin Center on Sunday.
It was the first time the two programs had ever faced each other. The Spartans (2-0) led 25-23 at halftime, but broke the game open with a 20-11 third quarter.
Sophomore Marta Gomez led the way for the Cowgirls (1-1) with 15 points along with six rebounds in 27 minutes of action. Sophomore Rachelle Tucker and freshman Taylor Rusk each added eight points, while Tucker also recorded five rebounds. Bailee Cotton finished her night with six boards while Clara Tapia tallied six assists. UW shot 17-of-42 (.405) from the field and 8-of-14 (.571) from beyond the arc. UW also out rebounded the Spartans, 32-29.
The Cowgirls head home for a Thursday game against Denver University.