Pazia Speed and Kelsey Hubble combined for 39 points and the Forester defense shut down high-scoring IU-Southeast as the Huntington University women's basketball team reeled off a 70-55 win on Monday, Dec. 16.
Speed scored 20 points and Hubble added 19 as HU improved to 9-3 on the season.
The HU defense, meanwhile, held IU-Southeast to 23 points below its season average, including swatting down six Grenadier shots.
HU jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first half only to see IU-Southeast come back to make it a two-point game at halftime at 34-32. The Foresters, however, went on a 14-1 run in a four-minute span early in the second half to push the lead back to 16 points, and the hosts never got below double figures again.
Amelia Recker added 11 points for HU, which shot 28 of 63 from the field for 44.4 percent.
Speed added to the HU stats with six assists and three steals, and 5-5 Courtney Baker led HU to a 39-33 rebounding advantage with a game-high 10 boards.
IU-Southeast, 5-4, was led by Heather Wheat, who scored a game-high 21 points but was the only Grenadier to reach double figures.
The hosts hit only 17 of 50 shots from the field for 34 percent.