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Lady Techsters close victory over Vandals with 14-0 run

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- Shan Moore scored 13 points and No. 20
Louisiana Tech beat Idaho 55-40 Monday night for its 11th straight
victory.

Aarica Ray-Boyd scored 12 points and Ty Moore had 10 points and
10 rebounds for the Lady Techsters (22-4, 14-1 Western Athletic
Conference), who outrebounded the Vandals 49-30.

Moore and Ray-Boyd combined to hit just 10 of 29 field goals,
but each scored six points during a game-closing 14-0 run that
spanned nearly 9 minutes.

Leilani Mitchell, a 5-foot-5 point guard, had 16 points, 12
rebounds and seven assists for Idaho (8-18, 4-11). Emily Faurholt,
the WAC's leading scorer, was held to a career-low five points on
2-for-10 shooting from the field.

Louisiana Tech scored the first six points of the game but Idaho
battled back to take an 11-10 lead on a Karly Felton layup with
14:38 left in the first half. The Lady Techsters put together a
13-2 run late in the first half and led 35-25 at the break.

Idaho whittled away at the lead in the second half. Mitchell hit
a 3-pointer and Jessica Summers made two foul shots to cut it to
41-40 with 8:56 left but the Lady Techsters scored the last 14
points of the game. Moore had two three-point plays and Ray-Boyd
made two 3s during the surge.

Idaho has lost nine of its last 10 games.