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Karlee Wilson scores 18 points and Idaho women handle Montana

From staff reports

Karlee Wilson scored 18 points, Gerealdine McCorkell added 16 and Idaho handled Montana 75-50 in Moscow on Saturday.

The Vandals (10-10, 5-4 BSC) led 35-31 at halftime and shut down the Lady Griz in the second half, holding Montana to 19 total points. Idaho opened the third quarter on an 11-4 run, jumping out to a 46-35 lead. Wilson scored six of her season-high 18 points in the third, helping Idaho double up Montana, 22-11, in the quarter.

Montana (3-18, 0-10 BSC) shot 22.2 percent (4 of 18) in the fourth. A 3-ball from Bethany Krause with 1:59 to go pushed Idaho to its largest lead of the night, 73-48.

Idaho’s bench accounted for 12 of its 18 points in the fourth, with Taylor Pierce scoring eight of her 10 points.

Wilson added a game-high six assists to go with her five rebounds.

McKenzie Johnston led Montana with 11 points.

Idaho committed just four personal fouls the entire game, limiting Montana to three free throws on the afternoon. The Vandals forced 16 turnovers, leading to 19 points. Idaho also converted down low, out-scoring Montana 32-22 in the paint.

The Vandals get back on the road next week with games at Portland State and Sacramento State.

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