BOZEMAN — Montana State remained red hot Saturday with a 79-47 victory over Eastern Washington in Big Sky Conference women's basketball at Worthington Arena.
It was promoted as a "Pack The Place In Pink" game to raise breast cancer awareness.
Martha Kuderer scored 15 points and Tori Martell came off the bench to add 14 as the Bobcats (15-6, 11-1) won their seventh straight game and tightened their grip on first place in the Big Sky standings.
Kuderer and Martell each hit four 3-pointers for MSU, which made 11 total shots from beyond the arc. Oliana Squires added 10 points and six assists.
Fallyn Freije contributed eight points and a game-high nine rebounds. The Bobcats outrebounded the Eagles 43-28. MSU also had 21 assists on 28 total field goals.
“After the first 10-minutes we did a nice job sharing the ball and moving the ball,” Montana State coach Tricia Binford said in a press release. “At halftime we addressed the ball getting a little bit stagnant on the perimeter and going up against a zone it was important to get some post touches to open up some shots.”
Bella Cravens' 18 points led Eastern Washington (2-19, 1-11).
The Bobcats look to extend their winning streak to eight games when they travel to Idaho State on Thursday.
“I think February is a big month,” Binford said. “Obviously, every single game is a grind. But at this time of year you got to love the people you’re around and you got to be really excited to be in a gym and be attack-minded, while getting better every day.”