Women’s Basketball Back Home Against Idaho State

NCAA WBB: Mizzou Tigers vs. SLU Billikens

COLUMBIA, Mo. – After picking up the first road win of the season, Mizzou Women’s Basketball (3-0) will face Idaho State (1-2) in Mizzou Arena on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. CT. Ben Arnet and Jordan Roundtree will be calling the game on SECN+. 

The Tigers are coming off a 69-53 victory on the road at Saint Louis. Freshman guard Izzy Higginbottom dropped a team-high 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting. Aijha Blackwell added her third double-double in three games with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Lauren Hansen had a productive night for the Tigers as well, adding 16 points and three steals.

Blackwell leads the SEC with 14 rebounds per game. She currently sits at fourth among the active double-double leaders in the SEC with 23. She is the only player with three double-doubles in the conference so far this season.

Mizzou will face an Idaho State team that finished the 2020-21 season with a 22-4 record and an NCAA Tournament appearance after winning the Big Sky Conference Tournament. The Tigers lead the all-time series against the Bengals 2-0. The programs have not played since 1988. Both matchups were played in Columbia.

The Tigers are off to a 3-0 start for the first time since the 2015-16 season, when Mizzou opened the season 13-0.

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