The Millikin women's basketball improved to 6-0 on the season with a 78-56 win over Webster University on November 26 at the Griswold Center in Decatur, Illinois.
After a tie at 2-2, Millikin had the lead for the entire game. The Big Blue were up 20-15 after the first quarter and 38-27 at halftime. Webster made a run late in the third quarter and pulled to within seven points with 9:55 remaining in the game. With the score 52-45, Millikin went on an 18-4 run to build a 70-49 advantage with 3:56 left to play.
Millikin shot 47 percent (29-62) from the field while holding Webster to 32 percent (19-60). Millikin out rebounded the Gorlocks 49-32. Millikin dominated the paint outscoring Webster 44-32.
Senior Brianna Anthony led Millikin with a career high 23 points going 8-9 from the field including making 3-4 from three-point range. Freshman Bailey Coffman had her third career double double with 19 points and 10 rebounds. Junior Jordan Hildebrand had 11 points and six rebounds along with five steals.
Webster's top scorer was Addison Beussink with 22 points and seven rebounds.
Millikin is now 6-0 while Webster goes to 2-3.
Millikin will travel to Illinois College on December 1.