Gonzaga Beats Lady Cats

By Beacon Staff

BOZEMAN (AP) – Janelle Bekkering scored 16 points and grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds to help Gonzaga to an 82-68 win over Montana State on Friday night.

Vivian Frieson and Courtney Vandersloot each scored 14 points for the Bulldogs (7-5). Tiffanie Shives came off the bench to score 13 points, including three 3-pointers.

Gonzaga led 34-25 at the break and were ahead by 25 points with 11:05 remaining in the game. The Bobcats (5-5) closed the gap to 65-57 with 5:56 remaining but could get no closer.

Krislyn Wallace led Montana State with 24 points and seven rebounds. Rebecca Mercer added 12 points.